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Lazy Darwinists Abuse Science

The Darwin storytelling empire has become fat and lazy, abandoning the hard work of empiricism for tantalizing speculations.

Dark Matter Mystery Deepens

Dark energy theory may not explain the cosmological constant as once thought.

Dark Matter Remains Missing

How long do astronomers get to search for something that has no direct evidence?

Bizarre Bursts in Space

Astronomers don't know what they are, or where they come from, but big blasts from space have opened up a new field of research.

Christmas Star Remains Mysterious, But Something Real Happened

Theories rise and fall about the nature of the star that led the wise men to Bethlehem, but the fact remains: they saw something, and came on time to see Jesus.

Wishing Upon Star Formation

Many astronomy articles have a bad habit of assuming star formation without demonstrating or explaining it.

Radiation, Mistakes, and Assumptions

Three news items about atomic radiation should cause us to beware of academic overstatement.

Rearranging Deck Chairs on Sinking Planet Theories

Supernovas come in handy as theory rescue devices.

Cosmologists Need New Physics

More new observations don't fit current cosmological theory.

Astronomers Deal With Outrageous Phenomena

Even for scientists accustomed to big things, some observations seem too outrageous to explain.

Small Thing Make Big Boom

The most spectacular supernova ever detected has astrophysicists scratching their heads for a mechanism.

Major Scientific Revolutions Are Still Possible

Beware the myth of progress. There's more scientists don't know than what they know.

Entropy in Space Seen at All Scales

Entropy at all scales: clearly seen. Creation of order: not so much.

SETI Club Goes Bonkers

Flush with new money, the astronomers who support SETI have lost all restraint in their speculations.

Natural Light Shows Dazzle Scientists

Here are some news stories from diverse fields of science, related only by the phenomenon of light.
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