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A Truly Sucky Top 10 List

It’s that time again. Riverbend is here and so is my deadline. With that in mind, this month you get a cliché “Summer Top 10” list. But, given that it’s a list of Human Parasites, you know it’s gonna suck, literally and figuratively.



As I’ve mentioned in the past, America has a paradoxical relationship with Science. On the one hand, we all benefit from the results of science, but, as a country, we seem to be less and less convinced of the value of science. more

May 17, 2017 11:41 AM Just A Theory

As long-time readers know, space science is a particular interest of mine. One reason is that there’s always something interesting going on. In fact, the next few months are going to be particularly exciting as there are several events to look ... more

Apr 19, 2017 1:29 PM Just A Theory

The past few years have seen an explosion in the number of exoplanets that we’ve discovered. In fact, it seems that almost every star we look at has one or more planets whizzing around it. For those of us of a certain age, it’s hard to believe ... more

Mar 15, 2017 11:12 AM Just A Theory

When Charles Darwin came up with his theory of evolution by means of natural selection, the prevailing wisdom of the time was that man had been created, as is, by a supernatural entity, some six- to ten-thousand years earlier. Man, it was said ... more

Feb 15, 2017 12:58 PM Just A Theory 1 Comments

So, this is a column about “Science,” but, what exactly is Science? Well, first of all, let’s talk about a few things Science isn’t: It’s not a Religion. Religion is based on Faith: An unshakable belief in things unseen and possibly even unknowable . more

Jan 18, 2017 12:41 PM Just A Theory

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