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Episode 142 - Who's on First? Origin of Ideas in Science

1 Oct 2015, 12:00 UTC
Episode 142 - Who's on First? Origin of Ideas in Science
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From an ego standpoint, it's nice to get credit if you're the first to do something or figure something out. But from a scientific standpoint, it's also important to remember what has been known so we don't waste resources rediscovering something. And, from a pseudoscientific standpoint, many people like to take credit for imaginary claims about discovering something before scientists. On this episode, I explore all of these.

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