The blatherings of Mr Wrong

I stumbled across Chris Wright’s post “Measuring Hell” at the Boston Globe Website, via 3 Quarks Daily, more than a week ago and briefly considered blogging about it and then couldn’t be bothered. At the end of this week Darwin’s favourite Bulldoggie, Michael Barton, sent me a link to the article with the simple question, “blogging material?” I took another look and still wasn’t decided when for some reason I simply Googled the words Dante and Galileo, it was then that I learned that the story had gone moderately viral and decided that it was time that somebody put the brakes on. I realise that my humble little blog is not going to stop a Boston Globe steamroller but I can at least offer those prepared to listen, or rather read, a modicum of facts with which to counter the errant claims of the article. Wright’s article opens as follows:

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Aging freak who fell in love with the history of science and now resides mostly in the 16th century.
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