Happy British Science Week, the UK’s largest grassroots celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths. The week runs from 11th to 20th of March, and we thought that it might be quite nice to remind you that we LOVE science here at 4th Estate. To kick things off, an extract from I think You’ll Find It’s a Bit More Complicated Than That by Ben Goldacre!
We asked 4th Estate staff to write 30 words on one of 30 classic 4th Estate titles. Here’s Senior Editor Robert Lacey on ‘Bad Science‘ by Ben Goldacre
‘Ben Goldacre mercilessly but hilariously dissects the claims of media nutritionists, homeopaths and other purveyors of lucrative quackery. Required reading for anyone who cares about science – and anyone who thinks they don’t’