One of the best ways to win arguments is to be so completely wrong that there's no way anyone could feasibly correct you without teaching three entry level college courses in the process.This is known colloquially as a "Shapiro."— Matty Be Mad (at all cops) 🌹 (@MattyBeRad) September 1, 2019
Study – Conservatives are Terrified (and That’s Why They’re Conservative):(more…)
Coronavirus: Conspiracy Theories – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver:(more…)
No, "scientists" didn't say there are 36 contactable alien civilizations in our galaxy. Two British researchers made a statistical argument that there are probably at least 4…and with slightly different assumptions, the number could be 1 (ie, just us). https://t.co/VypeQDTntI pic.twitter.com/1UHCIsmDTX— Corey S. Powell (@coreyspowell) June 16, 2020
Once again a quick reminder that unless you look at your Twitter feed and say “omg will all those jubilantly ecstatic physicists SHUT UP about this already” there probably has not been a major cosmological discovery, no matter what the New York Post article says— Katie Mack (@AstroKatie) May 21, 2020
Just in case you need a reminder… It's never aliens, my friends. Literally never.— Miriam Kramer (@mirikramer) April 28, 2020 If you feel never is too strong a word, then let’s just say it’s a pretty safe bet it’s not aliens.
Sean Carroll – God is not a Good Theory:(more…)
A good rule of thumb is that if you see a headline saying something “breaks the laws of physics” the headline is wrong— Katie Mack (@AstroKatie) October 19, 2019