Watch carefully at 2:02 for footage of elusive cougars (North American mountain lions)
Is it true that investing in basic science is the only thing that has ever driven economic growth on a large scale?
In further commemoration of Halton Christian “Chip” Arp, Chip pointed out many star clusters are aligned in such a way that they point toward us. So severe has been the unease over this that some have called the phenomenon “The Fingers of God”. 😯 Quoting Chip’s website: What do they think this cluster is? In […]
Also, is peer review systemically misogynist, as one author claims? Read our answer below.
Makes reader “feel the wonder of science again I felt as a kid.”
Following the recent Harris pollwe now have a Pew Forum pollout today on who believes what about evolution, and we can expect another round of reports from the elites on the shocking ignorance that continues to persist in fly-over land. Unlike the Harris poll which asks about belief in Darwin’s theory of evolution and usually runs around […]
Just what is “chance”? This point has come up as contentious in recent UD discussions, so let me clip the very first UD Foundations post, so we can look at a paradigm example, a falling and tumbling die: 2 –>As an illustration, we may discuss a falling, tumbling die: Heavy objects tend to fall under […]
The Big Bang is both beloved and despised among members of ID’s big tent. William Lane Craig, Guillermo Gonzalez, etc. favor the Big Bang. But the YECs in ID’s big tent despise the Big Bang because it disagrees with YEC. Thus the YECs have formed a rather strange alliance with certain ID-haters who despise the […]
In the past year or so, there have been at least four major American opinion polls on evolution, and they’ve given wildly divergent results, and even different trends in levels of support for Darwin’s theory of evolution. Are the sampling techniques faulty, or are the surveys sloppily worded? The recent American opinion polls on evolution […]
2014 may see some actual signals from dark matter, so far assumed to exist but elusive.
… just not some of the reviewers, or so it seemed
Ludwitt is writing a paper. I’m answering his questions as if he were a student writing a paper. Let’s say hypothetically his professor hates ID like some of my professors, but were fair and just. I want him to be able to articulate ID clearly in his paper, but I want also for him not […]
Asking a crowd of experts can lead to more accurate knowledge or to strengthened conviction and a sense of righteousness and harmony with reality without more accurate knowledge. In short, it can sometimes lead to disaster.
Top ten retractions of 2010, courtesy The Scientist.
and it might have been difficult or impossible to get near some of them anyway …