Philosopher James Croft happens to think that absent background knowledge, “Aliens!” would be a weakly justified hypothesis.
Recent sensational headlines give astute readers occasion to contrast valid scientific inferences from leaps of faith based on worldview assumptions.
Synthetic organic chemist James Tour, of Rice University, has shown the folly of NASA scientists and others in a number of videos.
Supernatural agents that exert natural effects are perfectly valid objects of scientific inquiry.
Public health lecturer James Hamblin at Yale decided to go without showers — for five years!