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.
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, […]
Illogic Is Rife in Science Media
April 9, 2017
A simple exercise shows that what materialists are telling us cannot possibly be true. So why do reporters give them any mind?
Dark Matter Remains Missing
March 1, 2017
How long do astronomers get to search for something that has no direct evidence?
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.
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?
Scientists Can Be Inept Philosophers
August 2, 2016
An undergrad philosopher could make mince meat out of some scientists' claims.
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.
Cosmology in Perpetual Crisis
June 7, 2016
Secular cosmologists are no closer to the truth than they were 20 years ago.
A Media Bias Sampler
May 22, 2016
Support for conservatism in secular science media is as rare as a true transitional form in the fossil record.
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.
Cosmologists Need New Physics
April 14, 2016
More new observations don't fit current cosmological theory.
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.
Cosmologists Bash Heads Against Reality
January 27, 2016
When observations don't fit your ideology, invent paranoid delusions.
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.
Do You Know How Lucky You Are to Live on Earth?
September 22, 2015
The factors that make life possible came together so beautifully, even materialists have trouble knowing why we're here.
August 11, 2015
Modern cosmology is in a battle against the observations, and the observations might just win.
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.
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.
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.
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.
China Celebrates Non-Discovery of Dark Matter
October 6, 2014
A huge dark matter detector in China celebrated the publication of its first results: nothing.
Archive Classic: State of the Cosmos 2005: Alan Guth Explains Inflation
July 1, 2014
As Alan Guth rises to prominence this year for his inflation proposal, it might be useful for readers to see what he said about it in 2005.
Young Galaxy Mature for Its Age
May 10, 2014
Remote galaxy that should be young looks well-behaved and mature, "truly surprising" astronomers.
Jewish Radio Host Takes on Atheist Cosmologist
November 19, 2013
A popular radio talk show host held his own against a PhD cosmologist who argues the universe came from nothing.