Science Fail: Shaky Assumptions Topple Long-Held Notions
October 3, 2017
Science is supposed to be self-correcting, we're told. But when towers of belief are built on assumptions later shown to be false, the consequences can be monumental.
Inflation Concocted to Avoid a Young, Perfect Universe
July 1, 2014
Alan Guth concocted inflation theory in 1980 to avoid evidence for a 10,000-year-old universe. For his wild, evidence-free speculation, he may win a Nobel Prize.
Cosmic Inflation Proof Is on the Ropes
June 24, 2014
The highly-acclaimed evidence of inflation theory announced in March may only be a signal from local dust.
Has Cosmic Inflation Been Discovered?
March 17, 2014
Claims of a major breakthrough about the big bang are swirling in the news: is it inflation, or inflating the evidence?