What’s the Difference Between a Fact, a Hypothesis, a Theory, and a Law in Science?

Having had plenty of discussions with the religious who claim that “evolution is just a theory” and that evolution is not a scientific fact, it’s frustrating to continuously explain that a theory in science is not just a hunch or idle speculation. I’ve touched upon that in a previous article. Here is an article that …

Questioning Truth, Reality and the Role of Science | Quanta Magazine

For people who visit this blog more often, it is no secret that I love science. I feel it’s amazing that we humans, in only a few thousand years, have found out so much about our world, the cosmos and our place in it. We owe that understanding to people with inquisitive minds, prepared to …

There’s New Evidence for the Mysterious Mega-Earth Known as Planet 9

There’s long been speculation about mystery objects in our solar system. A tenth planet hiding out behind the orbit of Pluto, a dark companion of the sun and even a “killer planet” by the name of Nibiru. Much of that is nonsense or speculation by Doomsday prophets. However, scientists have reasons to believe there may …

BBC – Earth – The secret of how life on Earth began

Today life has conquered every square inch of Earth, but when the planet formed it was a dead rock. How did life get started? — Read on www.bbc.com/earth/story/20161026-the-secret-of-how-life-on-earth-began An interesting look at the understanding of how life began on Earth.

A Mathematical Proof That The Universe Could Have Formed Spontaneously From Nothing

Cosmologists assume that natural quantum fluctuations allowed the Big Bang to happen spontaneously. Now they have a mathematical proof Source: A Mathematical Proof That The Universe Could Have Formed Spontaneously From Nothing