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23 Mar 2014, 23:25 UTC
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Jupiter and YECs Stuart Robbins at Exposing PseudoAstronomy has released a new podcast on the claims of Young-Earth Creationist (YEC) Spike Psarris that the planet Jupiter is evidence for a young universe.Episode 103: Does Jupiter Support Young-Earth Creationism?I encountered Mr. Psarris' claims some years ago, but had never found time to address them due to my lesser familiarity with planetary science. Thanks to Stuart for addressing this. The New Cosmos The new Cosmos series is out (wikipedia), hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson. You can find out about showtimes at Fox & National Geographic. (We're still curious about why ads for the new Russell Crowe movie 'Noah' appear in the commercial breaks of the airings on Fox. Seems a little odd...)Naturally, creationist groups are upset:NCSE: Cosmos & the Creationists: Why Some People Hate Science on TelevisionKlinghoffer Attacks the New “Cosmos” SeriesPoliticusUSA: Creationists Attack Neil deGrasse Tyson for Blind Faith in Science and whining for 'Equal Time':Examiner: Creationists go nuts over Cosmos, demand "equal time"Slashdot: Creationists Demand Equal Airtime With 'Cosmos' More Fun with the Electric UniverseA new Electric Universe article was recently brought to my attention... Brian Koberlein: Testing the Electric UniverseBrian examines some basic claims of Electric Universe supporters and ...

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