How to Spot and Avoid Bad Science Takes

Joseph Mellor
22 min readFeb 1, 2022

The bar is on the ground at this point, but Jordan Peterson, Candace Owens, and David Frum still can’t make it over.

I normally talk about science without talking about current events because I’d rather not be crucified online by people who think in terms of bumper stickers. Being hit with all three takes in the same week was too painful, though. To ease my pain, I want to use these takes as a…

Joseph Mellor

BS in Physics, Math, and CS with a minor in High-Performance Computing. You can find all my articles at