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Evolution: A Useless Tag

Scientists should drop the word "evolved" from their writing. It obscures much and accomplishes nothing.

Do Cosmologists See Clearly with Chickenwire?

They talk glibly about observing objects billions of light-years away, but their empiricism is tainted by assumptions.

Leeuwenhoek’s Character Questioned

Researchers make unwarranted insinuations based on indirect observations of two historic microscopes.

Science Findings Can Be Counter-Intuitive

It takes honesty and courage to report findings that don't make sense or go against "common knowledge."

Will Clear Starry Nights Be Lost Forever?

A classic showdown has already started between technological convenience and natural revelation.

Titan Is Running Away from Saturn

When a scientist up-ends what was long believed, how confident can they be about what they believe now? Don't outrun observations.

Teach Science in the Yard

Parents caught in the role of home schoolers should take their students outside for two benefits: education and health.

Interpretation Must Not Outrun Evidence

Here's a funny story about scientific interpretation of evidence.

Astrobiologists Whip Up False Hopes

Astrobiology long ago abandoned the kind of science that fostered the Scientific Revolution in the 17th century.

Living Fossil Giant Bee Challenges Evolution

Describing insects fossilized in amber is a matter of observable fact. Describing how they "evolved" is storytelling.

Astronomers Lie About Dark Matter

It's as indefensible as believers in ghosts lying about observational evidence for them.

Hard Science Has a Firm Grip on Unreality

Anybody who thinks the hard sciences give us confidence in the real world should read this.

Is Dark Matter a Myth?

More precise tests continue to fail to find dark matter or dark energy. How long do scientists get to look for occult phenomena that may not be real?

Alien Religion Unrebuked

Big Science only forbids some religions, like those with evidence. The wacky ones pass right by the censors.

Scientists Can Be Inept Philosophers

An undergrad philosopher could make mince meat out of some scientists' claims.
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