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Final Presentation : Scientific Skepticism

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 Posted in Astronomy, Conspiracy Theories, Education, General, General Science, Philosophy | No Comments »

Hi all, The 14th and final presentation is now available on YouTube. It's on the topic of Scientific Skepticism. Please watch it here : I am also giving away my latest book entirely for free online. Please download a copy and ...

Third Presentation is Live!

Monday, February 21st, 2011 Posted in Astronomy, Creationism, Education | No Comments »

Hi, The third of my presentations on Science and Creationism is now live on YouTube. This one is on the topic of Astronomy, and it's in three parts. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Enjoy!

Second Presentation is now live!

Friday, February 4th, 2011 Posted in Astronomy, Creationism, Education | No Comments »

Hi all, I've now posted the second of my presentations on Science & Creationism live on YouTube. This one's on cosmology. As ever, I'm following the lecture slides from Kent Hovind's presentations, so it's a slightly bizarre selection os topics, ...

Five years roaming and still going strong

Sunday, January 4th, 2009 Posted in Astronomy | No Comments »

It's been over five years now since the rover Spirit landed on Mars, on January 3rd 2004. Its twin, Opportunity, landed a few weeks later on Jan 24th. The rovers were only designed to last 90 days, but they are ...

Asteroid mission

Friday, September 19th, 2008 Posted in Astronomy | No Comments »

This could prove interesting: European scientists are planning to send a probe to a near-Earth asteroid sometime in the next decade, and to return a sample to Earth.  This is particularly promising as it is believed that many asteroids may store ...

Water on early Mars

Thursday, July 17th, 2008 Posted in Astronomy, Biology | No Comments »

A recent report says that water was widespread on Mars, early in its life.  Here's the BBC article and the Nature abstract (not for the faint hearted).  This will, of course, raise the possibility that primitive microbial life might have ...