Category Archives: Physics

The branch of science concerned with the physical nature of the Universe and expanding our understanding of the Cosmos on its most grandest scales.

Natural Stupidity 2: Astrology Bad, Astronomy Good

I know that it might seem that Nick and I have been giving Mike Adams of Natural News semi-fame a bit of a lashing recently, and we have in all honesty. The guy makes his name by attacking legitimate science and inquiry whilst peddling snake-oil, disregard and hokum all under the guise of “holism”. The … Continue reading Natural Stupidity 2: Astrology Bad, Astronomy Good

The Kalam Cosmological Fallacy

Prominent heavy-hitter for Christian apologetics, William Lane Craig, is well known amongst the skeptic atheist community for the inanity of his arguments. Regardless of how many times his particular arguments are disputed and refuted, he trots them out time and time again as if we had all forgotten. Many have taken a crack at dismantling … Continue reading The Kalam Cosmological Fallacy

It’s All Relativity!

While it’s often fascinating to glance at the science of now, sometimes it’s just as fascinating to look back.  It’s perhaps a sense of wonder at the reality we inhabit which drives such a desire to keep, at least, a passing acquaintance with the cutting edge of physics. Sometimes, however, it’s at least as fascinating—perhaps … Continue reading It’s All Relativity!

Panspermia: Are Planets Seeded With Life From Meteors, Asteroids and Planetoids?

Panspermia is a fascinating hypothesis in astrobiology.  The name is suggestive of a planet ejaculating debris into space that can one day seed other planets, and that’s rather an apt description.  A more scientific definition would be the hypothesis that life exists throughout the Universe, distributed by asteroids, meteoroids and planetoids. Extremophiles And Panspermia Recently I wrote about extremophiles … Continue reading Panspermia: Are Planets Seeded With Life From Meteors, Asteroids and Planetoids?

Extremophiles And Their Implications For Life On Other Planets

When pondering the probability of life existing on other planets it’s important to consider extremophiles. What Are Extremophiles? Good question to be answered.  The ‘ophiles’ part can trigger a negative reaction right off the bat, for obvious reasons.  But what we’re talking about are living organisms that can exist in the most extreme circumstances imaginable on … Continue reading Extremophiles And Their Implications For Life On Other Planets