• Science
  • A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science

    A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science: The vast majority of people will get their science news from online news site articles, and rarely delve into the research that the article is based on. Personally, I think it’s therefore important that people are capable of spotting bad scientific methods, or realising when articles are being […]

  • Creationism
  • Cosmos Wars

    The creationists really don’t like the new Cosmos series. Of course, I’m sure they didn’t like the original either. CCCosmos Wars, Episode III: Revenge of the Silliness: But this sense of wonder does not touch the hearts of those who reflexively dismiss scientific findings as merely “materialistic” threats to their faith. They have no interest […]

  • Science Outreach
  • New York Times Cosmos Review

    A great write up of the Cosmos reboot! “‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’ comes at a critical moment for a society that is increasingly fragmented. If we are going to decide big issues, like eating genetically modified food, fracking for natural gas, responding to the prospect of drastic climate change, exploring space or engaging in ambitious […]

  • Astronomy
  • Eastern Ozarks Astronomical Society Updates!

    I’m very happy to report that our work towards building an organizational advocate for astronomy and science in Madison County is coming along! Lots of tidbits to report. We’ve had a good bit of support on our Facebook discussion group as well as the new community group set-up on FB. You can never have enough […]

  • Astronomy
  • Exploring the Universe Together

    NGC 4594, the Sombrero Galaxy Recently Kaleesha put up a pretty fantastic couple of posts. The first, Creation, the Big Bang or Both? is one in which she shares her current attempts to better understand the Big Bang. It has been very interesting to read about her intellectual journey since her rejection of Christianity several […]