James Randi interview: mortality, Project Alpha, Peter Popoff and more…
Jon Wainwright and Bernard Carr ask: Can science accommodate psychic experience?
Wendy Grossman on 21 years of The Skeptic: An examination of the past and possible future of the magaine
Also features details of the new Editorial Advisory Board including: James Randi, Richard Dakwins, Paul Kurtz, Stephen Fry, Derren Brown, Brian Cox, Robin Ince, Tim Minchin, Elizabeth Loftus, P.Z. Myers, Simon Singh, Susan Blackmore, Ray Hyman and David Colquhoun. Regular columns & contents
Editorial; Chris French & Lindsay Kallis on 21 years of The Skeptic and short details of the Sense About Science campaign.
Hits and Misses; Mark Williams on the GOD channel, internet cancer & subliminal suggestion, newly proposed animal experimentation legislation, and the disclosure of UFO-related documentation
Skeptic at Large; Wendy Grossman on Can a robot really do science?
Philosopher’s Corner; Julian Baggini on moral obligation & social action
Through a Looking Glass Darkly; Mike Heap on Free Will
Galileo’s Doughnuts; Mark Duwe on astronomy and space storms
Skeps in the City; Tracy King on Sceptical Stereotypes: The Bearded Male
Reasonable Doubt; Chris French on Radio 4 exorcism
Doubt and About; Jon Cohen on Passing on Passover
The Donni Position; Jon Donni on psychic disclaimers
Science and Romance; Lindsay Kallis on history, modern science and religion
Skeptical Stats; Mark Williams with the observation that sometimes statistics don’t lie – they’re just plain crazy