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Volume 15 Number 1, Spring 2002

Volume 15 Number 1, Spring 2002Buy NowFeatures


Questioning Randi
Tony Youens provides us with an exclusive interview with James “the Amazing” Randi

The Missing Airmen
It is a small enigma in a world of unceasing strangeness, but there in Charles Fort’s Wild Talents, at the start of Chapter 17, is the bizarre case of the vanishing airmen. Paul Chambers investigates…

Mrs. Gaskell’s Elephant: The Story of a Hoax
by Chris Willis

Wild About Harry
Chris Willis takes a look at children’s fiction in the light of criticisms by religious fundamentalists

Read more: Volume 15 Number 1, Spring 2002

Volume 15 Number 2, Summer 2002

Volume 15 Number 2 2002Buy NowFeatures


Ear Candles – The Brain Softening Effect: An Instructive Tale

Norman Pridmore reflects upon his personal crusade against a pseudoscientific therapy

Science or Non-science?
Doug Bramwell examines the features which distinguish science from pseudoscience

A Case of Spirits
Chris Willis looks at the history of spirit photography

Do Astrologers Have To Believe In Astrology?
Nick Campion questions whether “belief ” is a useful concept when applied to astrology

Read more: Volume 15 Number 2, Summer 2002

Volume 15 Number 3, Autumn 2002

Volume 15 Number 3, Autumn 2002Buy NowFeatures


The Psychological Reality of Haunts and Poltergeists Part I: An Initial Model

In the first of a two-part article, Rense Lange and James Houran summarise their work concerning hauntings and poltergeists and argue that ghostly outbreaks can tell us more about the living than the dead.

In Search of Monsters?
Charles Paxton writes in defence of cryptozoology

Secrets of Area 51
David Hambling explores how secret balloon projects may have contributed to the flying saucer myth

Read more: Volume 15 Number 3, Autumn 2002

Volume 15 Number 4, Winter 2002

Volume 15 Number 4, Winter 2002

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The Psychological Reality of Haunts and Poltergeists Part II: An Advanced Model

Rense Lange and James Houran propose a more advanced model of the psychological processes underlying hauntings and poltergeists

Reconsecration: Towards a Secular Church
Matthew Coniam acknowledges the value of churches, but suggests that we dedicate them to science.

Myths to Die for
Hilary Evans describes new evidence that the atrocities committed by the German army during its invasion of Belgium in 1914 were even worse than we imagined…

Read more: Volume 15 Number 4, Winter 2002

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