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Astronomical Pseudoscience: A Resource Guide

Astronomical Pseudoscience: A Resource Guide

This annotated guide lists over 200 skeptical resources about astrology, UFO's, moon hoaxes, faces on the planets, crop circles, and other examples of "fiction science".  It lists and reviews articles, books, and web sites that provide ammunition for teachers, scientists, youth leaders, television news producers, newspaper editors, and anyone who gets questions about "unsolved mysteries" relating to astronomy.  Among such topics is whether the full moon causes crazy behavior, whether the entire universe could be less than 10,000 years old, and whether an alien spaceship landed at Roswell, New Mexico.    The guide is part of the educational web site of the the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, founded in 1889, which serves as a clearinghouse for reliable educational resources and... Show More


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