Nic Lewis took just days to debunk some of the fundamental assumptions of a landmark study on ocean-rise that created alarming headlines around the world when the journal, Nature, published it in October 2018. It took nearly a year from when Nature learned of the statistical errors, until they formally retracted the Resplandy et al. paper on ocean heat uptake this week. Does the prestigious scientific journal’s peer-review process hold inherent bias?
Is math racist? Does your skin color determine your ability to succeed in math? University of Illinois Professor Rochelle Gutierrez thinks so! She claims that white people are the ones able to achieve success in mathematics and therefore math only serves to perpetuate “Whiteness” because minorities are unable to conduct abstract reasoning. What does this […]