Sunday, January 21, 2007

John Tierney's Science Blog at the NY Times

John Tierney, a conservative/libertarian/who knows? columnist at the NY Times has started a science blog. I'm usually not very optimistic about pundits commenting on science - the results are rarely good, with one of the worst cases being Gregg Easterbrook. The pundits usually have a muddled grasp of the technical issues and view scientific debate through a deep partisan tint.

However, the NY Times science section has much higher standards than opinion magazines like Slate and The New Republic, and so far Tierney's blog looks interesting. I recommend checking it out.

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