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Uncertain Science ... Uncertain World

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Scientific uncertainty puzzles many people. The confusion arises when scientists have more than one answer, and disagree among themselves. By acquainting readers with the ways that uncertainty arises in science, how scientists accommodate and make use of uncertainty, and how they reach conclusions in the face of uncertainty, this book enables them to confidently evaluate ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 1st 2003)
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Nov 06, 2014 Kyle rated it liked it
He might not be the most . . . . to the point author, but he seems to get A! point across. The points he does make don't seem to me to fit in with what his original thesis of each chapter was; he seems to have a little ADD . . . SQUIRREL!!! CHASE CHASE CHASE CHASE gotcha!!! ohhhh gee this squirrel has an interesting toe which happens to bring me to my next point.

Nonetheless I am enjoyed the book very very much despite his sightly unorganized style. I'll say that if I could write his book for him
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Professor of Geophysics, Emeritus
Department of Geological Sciences
The University of Michigan

Nobel Peace Prize, shared with Al Gore and IPCC colleagues (2007)
Finalist, Royal Society Prize for best science book of 2010
Silver Medal, Living Now 2010 Book Awards

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