JWST Surprises and Discoveries
August 4, 2022
Galaxies evolve quicker than expected, and stunning new images of Hubble classics dazzle the eyes.
Cosmologists Reverse Their Dogmas
May 23, 2022
Oops! The Previous Astronomical Conclusions May Be Wrong: The universe’s expansion may not continue forever, but “could stop expanding ‘remarkably soon’.” by Jerry Bergman, PhD According to an article in Live Science, the “oscillating universe” might be coming back in vogue. A paper in PNAS by Paul Steinhardt, Director of the Princeton Center for […]
Hubble’s Camera Celebrates 20 Years
March 8, 2022
The Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) on the Hubble Space Telescope has dramatically changed cosmology.
How to Get Everything from Nothing
March 26, 2021
Science fails to get around the greatest problem in evolution: how to get something instead of nothing.
Nobody Can Measure the Age of the Universe
January 11, 2021
Measuring age depends on measuring light speed in ways that cannot in principle be confirmed.
Did God Need a Creator?
September 8, 2019
Answering a common argument by atheists for the existence of God.
Gold from Starstuff, or a Fool’s Gold Scenario?
May 8, 2019
If you tweak your scenario hard enough, it will give you anything you want.
What the Most Eminent Cosmologist Believed
May 7, 2019
Could the most eminent and honored physicist of our lifetime actually believe such a thing as this?
Ode to the Amazing Atom
January 7, 2019
Space pioneer Henry Richter (PhD Chemistry, Caltech), explores the designed intricacies of the building blocks of the universe.
Cosmologists Cling to Ghosts
December 11, 2018
Dark matter has never been found, but their pet theory needs it. What will secular cosmologists do next?
Hard Science Has a Firm Grip on Unreality
September 21, 2018
Anybody who thinks the hard sciences give us confidence in the real world should read this.
Facing Reality About Life on Other Planets
August 11, 2017
by Dr Henry Richter For a number of years I have been amused to watch many in the scientific community conduct a frantic campaign to identify life elsewhere in the universe. There has been a plethora of articles and significant dollars dedicated to the search for extraterrestrial life, particularly intelligent life. In recent times several […]
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.
Wishing Upon Star Formation
November 30, 2016
Many astronomy articles have a bad habit of assuming star formation without demonstrating or explaining it.
Is Star Formation Understood?
February 22, 2011
Astronomers often speak with apparent confidence about regions of active star formation in nebulae or galaxies. A look at the fine print, however, shows plenty of wiggle room when observations don’t quite match theory.