Black Hole Count Rises, Compounding Cosmology’s Lumps
August 7, 2023
The lumpiness problem has just been multiplied as JWST finds numerous large early black holes.
Nobody Can Explain Early Galaxies
February 23, 2023
Mature galaxies right near the beginning – this repeated theme has the theorists at wit's end.
JWST Finds Mature Galaxy in Young Universe
January 5, 2023
"We are dropping everything else" shouts an astrophysicist upon first look at a mature barred spiral in the early universe.
JWST Finds Un-Big-Banged Galaxies
November 18, 2022
Astronomers were surprised to find disk galaxies older than they should be.
Galactic Structure Gives Cosmologists Lumps
June 15, 2021
How many times have we been told that "new physics" are needed to explain the universe?
Anti-Theism Makes Cosmologists Go Crazy
September 30, 2019
Professing themselves to be wise, the professors became fools.
Big Bang Cosmology Needs Miracles
October 26, 2018
A leading cosmologist's account of the current big bang theory makes no sense unless the hearer is already committed to believing it.
Cosmologists Bash Heads Against Reality
January 27, 2016
When observations don't fit your ideology, invent paranoid delusions.
March 4, 2015
Cosmologists act less like scientists and more like actors, the more that anomalies threaten their paradigm.
Quasar Alignment Is "Spooky"
November 20, 2014
Quasar rotation axes show a peculiar alignment over billions of light-years.
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.
New Record Structure Defies Fundamental Tenet of Modern Cosmology
December 3, 2013
A structure over twice as large as the previous record holder puts immense strain on theories of the universe.
Cosmology's Lumpiness Problem "Defies Theory"
January 12, 2013
A record-breaking structure in the universe "defies theory," the news said, ignoring that theory has been defied for decades since smaller large structures were found (the lumpiness problem).
Water, Water Everywhere in Space
July 23, 2011
The largest mass of water has been found surrounding a black hole in a quasar 12 billion light-years away. Space.com says the cloud harbors “140 trillion times more water than all of Earth’s oceans combined.” The discovery not only that “water has been prevalent in the universe for nearly its entire existence,” but that it “was present only some 1.6 billion years after the beginning of the universe.” Alberto Bolatto, of the University of Maryland, said, "This discovery pushes the detection of water one billion years closer to the Big Bang than any previous find.”
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