Library guide provides resources, tools and techniques for how to spot and counter fake science information. Panitza Library provides a rich reliable collection of print and online credible resources.
Fake science news can be divided into misinformation and disinformation.
- Misinformation - results from mistakes, sloppy reporting, or both.
- Disinformation - the purposeful intent to persuade or deceive
Reporters with various forms of "fake news" from an 1894 illustration by Frederick Burr Opper.
Oxford Dictionary of English : Pseudoscience
A collection of beliefs or practices mistakenly regarded as being based on scientific method.
Professor R. Coker of the Physics Department of the U. of Texas has created an informative and entertaining site. It provides the reader with a valuable perspective on how scientists view non-science.