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.
Dark Matter Is Lost in Space
December 19, 2015
Astronomers are spending millions on their biggest gamble yet: looking for something that may not exist.
Science Will Never Know Some Things
December 12, 2015
Working against scientists' ambitions are hurdles of reality.
Major Scientific Revolutions Are Still Possible
November 24, 2015
Beware the myth of progress. There's more scientists don't know than what they know.
There's No Place Like Earth
November 20, 2015
A survey of known exoplanets finds no real estate as valuable as Earth.
Early Massive Galaxies Will Require Theory Overhaul (Again)
November 18, 2015
Big bang theory didn't expect massive galaxies so early, but they've known about this problem for over a decade.