Weekend Digest, May 6, 2017
May 6, 2017
Here's a collection of quick takes on interesting developments in the science news, from Saturn to a possible cure for malaria; from your liver to Sunday funnies.
Atheist Writes Cosmological Bible
April 30, 2017
From Genesis to Revelation, Lawrence Krauss has reality all figured out. A book reviewer in Nature is not so sure.
Galaxy Evolution Crisis: Start Over
April 27, 2017
When you see the words "challenging" and "requires substantial revision" in the abstract, you know trouble is coming.
Dark Matter is Still Very Dark and Very Mysterious
April 24, 2017
by Dr Jerry Bergman A research report in Nature announced the results of the latest experiment designed to prove the existence of Dark matter. In short: “Dark Matter Remains Elusive” (Xiangdong, 542:172. February 9, 2017). Dark matter is a hypothetical matter type that cannot be observed with any existing telescope system but, it is claimed, […]
Secular Evolution Drives Smart People Insane
March 14, 2017
It's hard to say this delicately, but if left-leaning evolutionists really believe these things, they are certifiably wacko.
Dark Matter Remains Missing
March 1, 2017
How long do astronomers get to search for something that has no direct evidence?
Bizarre Bursts in Space
February 28, 2017
Astronomers don't know what they are, or where they come from, but big blasts from space have opened up a new field of research.
Genesis Hits the Big Screen
February 23, 2017
Review of "Is Genesis History?" that premiered nationally in theaters in a one-night Fathom Media event on Feb 23.
Excuses for Missing Dark Matter
January 9, 2017
Astronomers display creativity at rationalizing their inability to find what they believe makes up the bulk of the universe.
Big Science Pops its Zits
January 5, 2017
If you think institutional science has a smooth complexion, look closer. From every angle, serious blemishes are coming to light.
Wishing Upon Star Formation
November 30, 2016
Many astronomy articles have a bad habit of assuming star formation without demonstrating or explaining it.
Cosmologists Are Blind in the Dark
November 15, 2016
A rash of recent science articles shows that secular cosmologists have no idea where they are, or why.
SETI Mania Strikes Again
September 4, 2016
Another unexplained anomaly has SETI enthusiasts scrambling for their telescopes.
Dark Matter: Now You See It, Now You Don't
August 30, 2016
All detectors fail to find dark matter. So how can a whole galaxy be made of it?
Hope, Not Evidence, Drives Astrobiology
August 25, 2016
Earth-size exoplanets are not evidence for alien life. They are evidence for orbiting bodies.
Is Dark Matter Going the Way of Phlogiston?
July 21, 2016
There is no exotic dark matter, according to the most sensitive search to date. The ramifications for cosmology are enormous.
Let There Be Light Puzzles for Cosmologists
July 13, 2016
Far from a smooth, gradual transition, bright galaxies popped onto the scene suddenly.
Pardon, Your Worldview Is Showing
July 12, 2016
The most dangerous ideology is the one that doesn't acknowledge its worldview assumptions.
Only Earth Is a Life Haven
June 23, 2016
Here are more discoveries that make it reasonable to think complex life is rare in the universe, and might be unique to Earth.
Cosmology in Perpetual Crisis
June 7, 2016
Secular cosmologists are no closer to the truth than they were 20 years ago.
SETI Communication Only Outward So Far
May 19, 2016
While we wait for responses, all we hear are echoes of our own intelligent signals into space.
May 14, 2016
Science has a historical and cultural character that cannot be extricated from its current consensus.
Cosmologists Need New Physics
April 14, 2016
More new observations don't fit current cosmological theory.
Astronomers Deal With Outrageous Phenomena
March 23, 2016
Even for scientists accustomed to big things, some observations seem too outrageous to explain.
Record-Setting Cosmic Structures Challenge Big Bang
March 9, 2016
How will big bang theorists deal with the latest news?
More Indications Earth Is Unique
February 25, 2016
The late Carl Sagan might be stunned to see today's astronomers questioning Earth's "humdrum" status.
Occult Cosmology Mutters Dark Matters
February 2, 2016
New instruments and projects will seek to find influences that no scientist understands.
Globular Clusters Give Astronomers Cluster Headaches
January 29, 2016
The old story is out, and nobody knows what the new story should be.
Cosmologists Bash Heads Against Reality
January 27, 2016
When observations don't fit your ideology, invent paranoid delusions.
Small Thing Make Big Boom
January 18, 2016
The most spectacular supernova ever detected has astrophysicists scratching their heads for a mechanism.