Meteor Show Media Mayhem

The XKCD Guide to Meteor Showers (Spoof), XKCD

"This comic spoofs the way that astronomical events are often reported in the mass media -- events are often tagged with undeserved superlatives or described as being more dramatic than they actually are. In some cases, outright misinformation is spread. This phenomenon occurs in part the result of over-eager scientists, and in part because of journalists misunderstanding the subject."

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This page contains a single entry by Marc Boucher published on August 12, 2013 8:56 AM.

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