Researchers are redefining the rarity of the earth-moon system. They are saying that a whopping 1 in 10 rocky planets may have a moon that’s big compared to its primary, just like our moon when compared to earth.
Using new sophisticated computer simulations, it seems that the massive impacts that resulted in our relatively huge [...]
Listeners of The Skeptics’ Guide are well familiar with my fondness for science and skepticism set within the context of history. I would not want to have lived in any other time or place in the past in exchange for the space and time I currently occupy. We are currently at the scientific apex of [...]
We’ve been getting some tremendous emails lately from listeners who have ‘Escaped to Reality’ from what was once a skeptic-less existence. Because the vast majority of present-day skeptics have been there before (I know of very few people who grew up as skeptical kids) we can relate to anecdotes such as this. That The Skeptics’ [...]
In an apparent attempt to redefine the term ‘Politically Correct’, a class of third grade public school students in Seattle partook in an Easter Egg hunt (with those little plastic Easter egg shells that hide candy or little toys inside of them), yet the teacher in charge of the activity decided to change the name [...]
In Russia, there are about 30 authorative scientists engaged in the study of abominible snowmen. In fact, they are setting up a university resaerch institute at Kemerovo State University to study the mythical Yeti, according to The UK’s Daily Mail.
You might ask: what scientific evidence for the existence of bigfoot is the driving force [...]