This is the page for the WikiProject Skepticism, which is focused on scientific skepticism and clarifying the distinction between science and pseudoscience. This project needs new members, join us and get involved!
WikiProject Skepticism is a WikiProject dedicated to creating, improving, and monitoring articles related to Scientific skepticism (British English spelling: scepticism), also known as rational skepticism or skeptical inquiry. The focus includes articles about claims which are contrary to the current body of scientific evidence, or which involve the paranormal. The project ensures that these articles are written from a neutral point of view, and do not put forward invalid claims as truth.
This WikiProject aims primarily to coordinate the efforts of Wikipedians who wish to promote science and reason in an effort to improve the general quality and range of Wikipedia articles on various topics, while maintaining a neutral point of view, generally with particular emphasis on the Fringe guidelines.
The goals of this WikiProject are as follows:
To create new articles relating to science and reason.
Review the new pages log, adding the ((WikiProject Skepticism)) tag on the talk pages of relevant articles and as necessary, nominating inappropriate articles for deletion; when the articles meet inclusion criteria, help to improve them and watchlist them
Read WP:FTN and WT:SKEPTIC and participate there; start a new thread there as necessary when needing input about problematic articles
Article Alerts – a good place to stay up to date on reviews, nominations, and discussions about the pages in this project.
Fringe Theories Noticeboard – Since there is a big crossover between skepticism and fringe theories we have provided a quick link to the fringe theories noticeboard.
New Articles – want to help keep an eye out for new pages that might fit into the project? This page lists newly created pages that contain certain keywords that indicate they may be skepticism related. This may help you find a fledgling page to improve or vandalism that needs to be corrected.
Wikipedia 1.0 Server Article List – Allows you to see an updated count of pages in this project that have been assessed.
Popular pages – Here is a place to get a list of our most visited pages. Let’s make sure these pages represent the project well.
Needing Attention – This lists articles in the project that have been flagged that they need extra attention.
Did you know – lists pages in the project that have been featured on the main page. This is a manual (not automated) list.
Requested Articles – topics that could be worthy of articles in the future. This page is not currently maintained.
RFC – This Request for comments link points to the Math, Science, and Technology general list.