Monthly Archives: September 2013

How the Romans used Hydraulic Fracturing

Las M├ędulas, Spain, location of one enormous fracking head. The Romans devised a method of extracting minerals by diverting rivers into escarpments. The force of the water eroded away the base of the escarpment until large sections crashed down. In … Continue reading

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Cook’s consensus – you are all missing the point

The sample data is skewed by filtering. If I were to extract data from football reports for ‘broken windows’ I might find there was some trouble after the local derby, that Police made some arrests after one or two windows … Continue reading

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