Category Archives: Scientific Stupidities

From Microhills to Mountains

The standard astronomical model of planet formation has to be interpreted as a fantasy where terrestrial planets are formed by the accretion of tens of Moon-to-Mars sized planetary embryos through energetic giant impacts,  Cf. A large planetary body inferred from … Continue reading

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10,000 Black Holes ????

Nouveau Pseudoscientist reports: As many as 10,000 new black holes have been discovered buzzing around in the centre of the Milky Way galaxy. Black holes are points of infinite density attracting all matter around them by gravity./ Points are not … Continue reading

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Impacted Nuts

I’ve been reading some posts at Malagabay including the Drake Passage one and find it amusing that devotees of the bolide impact sect seem to invariably ignore the basic physics of impact collisions. That if the Earth was clobbered by a … Continue reading

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Coriolis Conundrums

Watching Dr. Don Scott’s presentation on Birkeland Currents in the 2017 EU conference, linked here, repeats the established fallacy that atmospheric rotational effects are caused by the Coriolis effect. Wrong. Scott is right that counter-rotation in a hurricane cannot be … Continue reading

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Prophesy and the Scientific Method

Jo Nova posted a blog on Modern Astrology in NY Tinmes: Justin Gillis says Eclipses show all Scientists are always right about everything. Apparently the intrepid NY Times jounalist, Justin Gillis, reckons that by predicting the solar eclipse over the … Continue reading

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Hydritic Earth Theory

Hydritic Earth Theory seems another of those fringe theories confronting Plate Tectonics and like the latter suffers from Lyellianism, that: “In Earth Science, a most fundamental premise is that the chemical composition of the planet is the basis for its … Continue reading

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Gender Neutral Glaciers ???????

Climate Depot has posted details about an academic paper focussing on a search for a gender neutral glacier???? What the academic retards will do to ensure their funding continues and if that’s what’s coming out of Western Universities, then heaven … Continue reading

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