Is the Multiverse Science or Religion?
Or pseudoscience? A no-nonsense theoretical physicist reveals a gift for comedy as she tries to explain theories that place no constraints on what can happen.
How Do We Know the Age of the Universe?
A correspondent asked me recently how we know the age of the universe. The answer is calculated from the inverse of the Hubble constant.
Does the James Webb Space Telescope Show that the Big Bang Didn’t Happen?
The unexpected new data coming back from the telescope are inspiring panic among astronomers.
Stifling Food Production to “Save the Planet”
After Sri Lanka’s government restricted non-organic fertilizer use, the economy and government collapsed.
An Astronomer Considers the Origin of Life, with Sobering Results
In my opinion, only one tooth fairy is allowed per theory, and this one has at least four, making its irrelevance nearly guaranteed.