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Is The Earth Really Flat?

As I’ve noted in the past, there’s an undercurrent of anti-science that has always been a part of the American life-style. This undercurrent holds that science and the pursuit of knowledge is somehow undesirable or even “evil.”



Last month, I told you about a new type of astronomy, one that uses Gravitational Waves to view cataclysmic events happening across the universe. This month, we’ve got news from old-school astronomers about a strange visitor from another star … more

Dec 20, 2017 11:52 AM Just A Theory

As we went to print last month, news was swirling about an “Unprecedented” announcement that would be coming from the folks at the LIGO observatory. “LIGO,” if you don’t remember, is the “Laser Interferometry Gravitational-Wave Observatory.” more

Nov 15, 2017 11:55 AM Just A Theory

To be honest, given the super storms in the Gulf, the gigantic wildfires out west and crazy spring-like weather that we’re experiencing here in mid-October, I strongly considered turning in a column that just said, “Climate Change is Real And ... more

Oct 18, 2017 12:29 PM Just A Theory

Late last week, one of humanity’s most valiant emissaries, the Cassini Probe, met its end in the crushing atmosphere of Saturn. Cassini scientists dove the bus-sized robot into Saturn’s atmosphere on Friday, ending it’s almost 20-year mission in ... more

Sep 20, 2017 12:05 PM Just A Theory

Finally! After being foretold for years, the mother of all Teachable Moments is finally here! On Monday, August 21st, 2017, between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., there will be a Solar Eclipse visible from Chattanooga and the area to the north of the city. more

Aug 16, 2017 12:24 PM Just A Theory

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