Heretics of Science

  • Score 10.0
  • Premiered: Jul 1994
  • Episodes: 6
  • Followers: 1
  • Rank #17121
  • Ended
  • BBC America
  • Unknown

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Jacques Benveniste - Homeopathy
Air date
Jul 05, 1994
Focuses on the immunologist Jacques Benveniste, who in the late 1980's claimed he had scientific proof of the principles of homoeopathy. There was an investigation into his findings, and .. show full overview
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Linus Pauling - Vitamin C
Air date
Jul 12, 1994
The heresy of Linus Pauling was that he claimed a range of diseases could be cured by taking large amounts of vitamin C. He was condemned until a few years ago when other scientists began to have second thoughts.
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Rupert Sheldrake - Morphogenetic Fields
Air date
Jul 19, 1994
Documentary on Rupert Sheldrake, a Cambridge biologist who was condemned as a heretic for challenging the principle that life can be explained in terms of DNA. He proposed a new theory .. show full overview
1x4
Hans Eysenck - Genetics & IQ
Air date
Jul 26, 1994
Portrait of the psychologist who is considered beyond the pale by all except a small band of devotees.
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Robert Jahn - Psychokinesis
Air date
Aug 02, 1994
Portrait of the man forced to resign as Dean of Engineering at Princetown University, because of his unorthodox views on psychokinesis.
1x6 Show finale
Eric Laithwaite - Anti-Gravity
Air date
Aug 09, 1994
Portrait of the unorthodox scientist who has been shunned for the last 20 years because of his belief in an "anti-gravity" machine.

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Season 1 Disqussion