Various headlines have popped up making a claim that a NASA scientist has come clean and revealed a supposedly hidden truth – aliens are real. For example … International Business Times (June 30th): Shocking! Ex-NASA scientist reveals aliens are real but government covers up all UFO encounters He claimed that humans are not alone in this … Read moreDid an Ex-NASA scientist reveal that aliens are real?
A press release issued by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics has generated a considerable quantity of media fodder. Stories have been popping up all over the place about the idea proposed, and some highly reputable sources have been joining in. For example New Scientist magazine jumped into the fray with this … Could fast radio bursts really be … Read moreAre the Fast Radio Bursts Aliens sailing amongst the stars?
As a kid I loved the idea of UFOs and so I fed myself on a constant diet of stuff gleaned from bookstores that would weave tales of ancient and modern aliens visitors, and I do not mean just the science fiction, but the claims of supposedly real aliens. It was all stuff that made many professionals familiar … Read moreDo we have any Credible UFO Claims?
OK, let’s start with a quick reality check … many of the currently circulating press stories contain some Grade1 gold plated BS. Now, let’s look into why that is the case. The UKs Independent, along with many other sources, are running a story about the supposed discovery, the title of their article reads “Astronomers may have found giant … Read moreClaim: Alien ‘megastructures’ orbiting star have been discovered
Michael Shermer, an American science writer, historian of science, founder of The Skeptics Society, and Editor in Chief of its magazine Skeptic, has a list of the top ten weirdest things that people truly believe, you can find it here. It is of course a topic he will be familiar with, because not only is he a well-know skeptic who … Read moreTop 10 Weirdest Things people believe