Category Archives: Astronomy/Astrophysics

Creationist Dr. Ben Carson Posits That Scientific Beliefs Might Just Be Propaganda (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro Dr. Ben Carson, a possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate, is a retired neurosurgeon. He is reportedly the first surgeon to have successfully separated conjoined twins that were joined at the head. When he was thirty-three-years-old, “he became the youngest major division director in … Continue reading

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It is Winter Solstice today.

By Chuck Stanley In the northern hemisphere, the day with the least amount of sunlight and most hours of darkness. The southern hemisphere recognizes today as Summer Solstice, the day with most hours of sunlight. The precise moment of Solstice … Continue reading

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First Life

By James Knauer This is the first of a three-part series dealing with life, its constituency, and some prophesy regarding its future here on Earth. It’s worth checking in on abiogenesis, the self-assembly of life from nonliving matter. Life thrives … Continue reading

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UPDATE: A Fundamental Understanding

by GENE HOWINGTON Critics have pointed to another possible explanation of the gravitational waves detected by BICEP2: phase changes after inflation as the early universe started to cool. As reported by the Physics arXiv Blog: But today, James Dent at … Continue reading

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It’s Friday!: Time for Another Mark Fiore Video…and a Video of Anti-Sceince Legislator Rep. Paul Broun of Georgia

The following Mark Fiore House Science & Ladyparts Committee video is from August 2012. It’s a bit outdated—but much of it still holds true today. It’s also one of my favorites!

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A Fundamental Understanding

by GENE HOWINGTON “I am large, I contain multitudes.” – Walt Whitman Our understanding of the universe changed in a fundamental and exciting way this week when the results of the BICEP2 experiment were revealed. It all revolves around something … Continue reading

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