Tibor's Musings

Arthur Bolstein or Science Reporting in Popular Newspapers

When reading newspapers, are you choosing your sources well?

Years ago I happened to read an interview in a popular Slovak weekly magazine. The interview was with Arthur Bolčo aka Arthur Bolstein (an apparent wordplay on Albert Einstein) who claimed to have had mathematically proven the theory of relativity to …

Pompous Fools

Ponder the following sentence. "The individual member of the social community often receive his information via visual, symbolic channels." Thumbs up or thumbs down?

One of my favourite stories on "glorious ways of communicating" comes from the pen of Richard Feynman. He once participated in a cross-disciplinary kind of conference …