Sources for List of
DIO-Exploded Pretensions

Appended to DIO 18 [2014/3/7] at p.70.

See also
Catalog of Science Hoaxes Investigated.

DIO 14 [2008] ‡1 §§F3&H2 [pp.8&9].

DIO 20 [2012] ‡3 §G [pp.25-26].

Claudius Ptolemy:

Amerigo Vespucci.

Tycho Brahe.

John Couch Adams:
DIO 9.1 [1999] ‡1 §§G4&J [pp.17&22-24].
Scientific American 2004 December p.98.

Elisha Kent Kane:
DR Peary at the North Pole: Fact or Fiction? (Wash,DC 1973) p.22.

Isaac Israel Hayes.

Umberto Cagni.

Frederick Cook:
New York Times 1998/11/26 p.1.

Robert Peary:
US Naval Institute Proceedings 1970 June. New York Times Science Dept 2009/9/8.

Richard Byrd:
New York Times 1996/5/9 p.1.
DIO 10 [2000], co-published with the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, prefaced by a special note stating that the paper (Polar Record 36:25-50 [2000 January]) “is considered to be of such significance to the polar community that it has been published here despite an expanded version being published this same month in DIO”.

National Geographic:
DIO 10 [2000] §§M4-M5 [p.59] & end-note 21 [pp.104-105].
DIO 14 [2008] ‡2 §C2 [p.19].

Isaiah Bowman, the most powerful academic archon of the 20th century.

Walter Levy, 1974 errhead-apparent, Rhine Parapsychology Lab.

Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, longtime book reviewer, daily New York Times:
two dustjacket reviews 1973.

J.Eddie Weems, Rob't Peary biographer, approved by the National-Geographic-connected Peary family and the ultra-eminent American Philosophical Society: three more dustjacket reviews.

Jeane Dixon, most famous astrologer of the latter half of the 20th century.

Margaret Mead, celeb anthropologist.

Russ Burgess, “mind-reader”.

Douglas Dean, then-head of the Parapsychological Association (attached to the American Association for the Advancement of Science):
SkepticalInquirer 2.1 (1977 Fall/Winter) p.82.


Journal for the History of Astronomy & its successive Editors Michael Hoskin & James Evans:
The Nobels Are Ringing.
Out-to-Lunch Refereeing.
Scores of pseudo-refereed, & mostly later-uncorrected goofy samples of crank science; ArchonHoleyness; Dumbed-Lying; Evans' hugely miscomputed “evidence” for central cult-sacred myth: DIO 16 [2009] ‡1 §A [pp.3-5]; Evans' astonishing historical innocence: DIO 20 [2018] ‡2 n.11 [p.16]; Evans' citation-integrity: DIO 8 [1998] p.2.
“Abuse”: DIO 1.1 [1991] ‡1 §C7 [p.8].
Backfired Kickoff to 37-Year Cringe.
JHA#2 OwenGingerich: DIO 1.1 [1991] ‡1 n.20 [p.8].

Bradley Schaefer:
Sextuple pretend-refereeing.



DIO 20 [2012] ‡3 n.22 [p.32].