I was browsing YouTube as many do during this pandemic. While there is a lot of stuff on YouTube that’s not worth the time it takes to click on the link, sometimes you find a real gem. By accident, I stumbled on a video by Eddie Scott, entitled “The skeptic in the room”.
We’ve seen artist impressions of them for years in astronomy science books, they’ve been the stuff of science fiction films and novels but now we have our first ever image of a black hole! It looks both beautiful and scary…and very much like the predictions of Einstein.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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.