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Volume 24 Issue 2: Patrick Moore

The Skeptic Vol 24.2

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Features

Flying Saucers From Moore’s?
Was our most famous TV astronomer also a practical joker? On the cover, Steuart Campbell and Christopher Allan mark the recent passing of Patrick Moore.

Is your myth up for renewal this month? 
Use the handy chart to sign up for your new one with Crispian Jago's latest centrefold.

Beautiful Science
Danny Rees looks at the doomed historical attempts to quantify human allure.

The App-aritions are Coming
Hayley Stevens goes ghost-hunting with a smartphone.

The First Cut
Marianne Baker examines our attitudes to circumcision and wonders if we have a blind spot with male genital mutilation.

Sett Theory
Philip Stott tells us how culling badgers is nearly impossible.

Does stress make you fat?
Alexandra Johnstone and John Menzies pick out the science from the tabloid headlines.

The Psychology of Ghosts and Hauntings
In the latest in our Science of the Supernatural series Prof Chris French looks at Factors that might lead people to believe they had seen a ghost.

Plus all the regular features, reviews and columns from Chris French, Wendy Grossman, Michael Heap, Mark Duwe and Mark Williams.

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