Time to Overhaul Science

January 11, 2017 in Bible and TheologyEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

A noted advocate of science integrity is leading a team of experts on a program to improve scientific practice and clean up serious failings.

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Magnetic News

August 3, 2015 in Amazing FactsDating MethodsDumb IdeasGeologyHealthMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

Magnetism is an important force in astronomy, planetary science and life. Here are news items involving magnets and magnetic fields.

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Time Magazine Distorts Science History

November 23, 2014 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationMediaPhilosophy of Science

Seen that magazine “Great Scientists” at the checkout counter? It’s a mixed bag.

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Scientists’ Letter Challenges PZ Myers’ Revisionism

September 4, 2013 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionIntelligent DesignPhilosophy of Science

In a letter to Nature, three scientists set the record straight about theology and science, after atheist P.Z. Myers got off with only a mild rebuke in a previous book review.

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Naturalizing Miracles, or Miracle-izing Nature?

December 24, 2011 in AstronomyBible and TheologyEducationIntelligent DesignIssuesMediaOriginsPhilosophy of SciencePhysical SciencePhysicsSpace

Certain scientists feel a need to explain all phenomena by means of natural processes, including reports of miracles. The word “natural,” however, is slippery, taking on a variety of meanings. Is scientific reasoning, for instance, natural? If so, it is not composed of atoms and forces acting according to “natural law.” Is it possible that the tables can be turned on the naturalizers, to rescue Christmas from materialist re-interpretation?

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Lucky in the Sky with Diamonds

August 25, 2011 in Amazing FactsAstronomyAwardsPhysical SciencePhysicsSpace

There are treasures all around us we do not perceive. Sometimes we speak figuratively about sparkling gems that are, if we realized it, literally real, right there under our noses. Children sing, “Twinkle, twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are, up above the world so high, like a diamond in the sky” without knowing that there really are diamond stars up there, with diamond planets, so magnificent and huge they are unfathomable in value. These are actual discoveries that have been announced by scientists this week.

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