untested or unproven theories when presented as scientific fact, especially in a court of law.
As a Physics student, one of your friends ask you a question, relating to "Junk Science."
Go to the web site: http://www.junkscience.com
Using examples, write a minimum of a two page research document (based on the above web site, lectures and your textbook, with citations as necessary), in which you explain to your friend what is "junk science." Your paper may be typed directly into Cougar Courses or you may attach a Microsoft Word document -- no other submission will be accepted.
Junk Science Name: Institution: Course Title: Instructor: Date: Junk Science The concept of junk science has created heated debates especially in legal and political contexts. Junk science refers to any fraudulent scientific analysis, research, or data. It involves unproven or untested theories. However, there is an ambiguity on the definitions of limits of junk science (Kokkoris, 2010). This ambiguity regards the criteria necessary for setting the limits between â€˜good scienceâ€™ and â€˜junk scienceâ€™. The major limitation of junk science is that the concept ignores the wider social context where the scientific r