Natural Light Shows Dazzle Scientists
July 3, 2015
Here are some news stories from diverse fields of science, related only by the phenomenon of light.
SETI Believers Are Lost in Space
July 2, 2015
How long can you say "watch this space" till onlookers lose interest?
Quantum and Classical Realities: Reconciled at Last?
June 22, 2015
Some physicists think they've explained how quantum effects vanish at macro scales; others say it doesn't change quantum mechanical paradoxes.
Astronomers Lie about Star Formation
June 20, 2015
A look at the evidence behind the latest claim of the universe's earliest stars shows nothing of the sort. And that's not the biggest whopper.
Plentiful Water in the Early Universe, and Other Surprises
May 14, 2015
Based on the following unexpected findings, secular astronomers' ignorance of reality has reached cosmic proportions.
100,000 Galaxies Without a Sign of Life
April 19, 2015
An orbiting infrared telescope found no clear signs of life in 100,000 galaxies.
Cosmic Ruler Flawed
April 13, 2015
Type 1a supernovae, vital to estimates of the size and expansion of the universe, are not uniform. This has cosmic implications.
March 27, 2015
From what we observe, we can draw inferences without the need to posit occult phenomena.
Scientific Method Evolves
March 11, 2015
There is no scientific method. There are customary procedures that depend on the field; these are subject to mutation and artificial selection.
March 4, 2015
Cosmologists act less like scientists and more like actors, the more that anomalies threaten their paradigm.
Evolutionary Anthropology as Religion
February 5, 2015
There's something magical about believing in evolutionary anthropology: a sense of numinous awe at how much they don't know but believe might be possible.
Big Science Faces Credibility Gap
February 2, 2015
Many people skeptical of scientific consensus are not uninformed or scientifically illiterate, study shows.
Double Trouble for Cosmology
January 24, 2015
Two developments are converging to threaten the standard big bang model of the universe's origin.
More Cosmic Fine-Tuning Found
January 17, 2015
The Anthropic Principle refuses to go away. The mass of the light quark adds to finely tuned factors that make the universe life-supporting.
Quasar Alignment Is "Spooky"
November 20, 2014
Quasar rotation axes show a peculiar alignment over billions of light-years.