Category Archives: Science

September 27, 2022

Ken Bertin – Jan Oort and Gerard Kuiper (Lecture)

Main Talk: “Jan Oort and Gerard Kuiper: the solar system surrounded by a belt and a cloud”, by Kuiper’s astronomy student Ken Bertin. Ken will show us the redefiners of the solar system up close and personal. Ken Bertin is a hobbyist astronomer for over 65 years.

Gerard Kuiper

September 26, 2022

Haumea Facts And History: The Fast Spinning Dwarf Planet! (Video)

From its fast-spinning rotation, to the fact that it looks like a football, and more!

September 25, 2022

James Webb image captures Neptune’s rings in striking detail

Such an image has not been seen in nearly 30 years.

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has released its first image of Neptune, according to a statement by NASA published on Wednesday. The spectacular image has captured the clearest view of this distant planet in more than 30 years.

A view of Neptune’s rings

Most notable in Webb’s new image is the view of the planet’s rings, some of which have not been detected since 1989. The telescope even managed to capture some of Neptune’s fainter dust bands.

“It has been three decades since we last saw these faint, dusty rings, and this is the first time we’ve seen them in the infrared,” noted in the statement Heidi Hammel, a Neptune system expert and interdisciplinary scientist for Webb.


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No Wonder We Lost Trust in the Expert Class

“They disgraced their profession. They tarnished the scientific community. And sold their souls to ideologues.”

For years, European policymakers had assured the world that the relatively rapid “transition” to “green” energy was the world’s preordained future—regardless of the costs.

Accordingly, many European Union governments followed the advice of green experts. They eagerly shut down coal, natural gas, and nuclear power plants to transition immediately to “renewable energy.”

Most citizens were afraid to object that in cloudy, cold Germany solar panels were not viable methods of electrical generation—especially in comparison to the country’s vast coal deposits and its large, model nuclear power industry.


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September 19, 2022

Goethe and the Evolution of Science with Craig Holdrege (Video)

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) was both creative artist and scientist. He viewed and practiced science as a participatory endeavor – an evolving dialogue between the human being and nature. He believed the human being needs to develop ever more refined capacities to do justice to the deeper nature of nature. In this talk, Craig Holdrege will present key features of the Goethean approach to science, based on Goethe’s own research, and discuss its relevance for the present and future.

September 15, 2022

World’s top theoretical physicist rejects DEI ideology, says it’s anti-science

Lawrence Krauss tells College Fix in exclusive interview DEI agenda hurts STEM excellence

Lawrence Krauss is currently the world’s most preeminent theoretical physicist who spends his time answering some of the most difficult questions humanity faces in the universe.

Yet there’s one topic even Krauss, author of the New York Times best-selling book “A Universe from Nothing,” is confounded by — his peers’ prostration to the diversity, equity and inclusion ideology.

It’s not helping science, he said, and in fact it’s hurting it.


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September 4, 2022

John Stossel: Government Corrupts Science With Progressive Nonsense (Video)

Fewer Americans “trust the science.” There are good reasons for that.

Apollo 11: What We Saw – Part 4 | Magnificent Desolation (Video)

Nearly every single human with access to a TV set watched the blurry, almost surreal image of Neil Armstrong stepping live onto the surface of the moon. But after Apollo 11 returned to earth, we got an entirely different view of those first historic moments.Join us for the journey of Apollo 11, the seven Apollo Missions that followed, and decades of disappointments and shortfalls, crowned at last with a new hope for our future in space.

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September 1, 2022

Nobel Prize-winning German Biologist: Multiple Genders Are “Nonsense” and “Unscientific”

“Nonsense” is also the word she applied to the German Federal Constitutional Court’s 2017 ruling that “gender … is also determined by social and psychological factors.” “How you feel,” she observed, “can be changed by social and psychological circumstances. But not biological sex. Wherever science is really practiced, this is also completely indisputable.”

A Nobel Prize-winning German developmental biologist called the transgender movement’s claims “unscientific” and “nonsense,” and their plans to let teenagers determine their own gender “madness.”

In an interview published last week by the German feminist magazine EMMA, Dr. Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard cited hard scientific facts to counter the trendy notion that there are multiple genders.

“All mammals have two sexes, and man is a mammal,” she explained. “There’s the one sex that produces the eggs, has two X chromosomes. That’s called female. And there’s the other one that makes the sperm, has an X and a Y chromosome. That’s called male.” (English translation courtesy of Google Translate.)

While there are animals that produce both sperm and eggs, such as snails, and thus can create offspring without having to mate, this “does not change the fact that there are two germ cells, eggs and sperm, and therefore two sexes,” said the 79-year-old winner of multiple scientific awards, including the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.


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August 28, 2022

Leftists Want Science CENSORED For Social Justice (Video)

Lauren Chen is a political and social commentator. She was born in Canada, raised in Hong Kong, and came to the US for university. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a Minor in Middle East Studies and Arabic.