SciFriday: Five Years!

August 21, 2020

TODAY MARKS five years since SciFriday debuted on SkyWatchTV! We celebrate by showing that first effort and discussing why Sharon is now literally half (but also twice) her former self. Also: New research suggests that

SciFriday: Tumuli and Things in the Sky

August 14, 2020

Archaeologists have been investigating some mysterious, huge piles of rock overlooking the Valley of Rephaim near Jerusalem. They’ve been tentatively dated to about the time of Isaiah and Hezekiah, but that’s just a guess.

China’s COVID Coverup

July 13, 2020

Defectors from China reportedly claim that the Chinese Communist Party knew about the danger of COVID-19 in late December of last year but covered it up while stockpiling personal protective equipment.

Mining the Moon

May 6, 2020

The Trump administration is reportedly working on the Artemis Accords, a draft treaty for mining the moon that proposes “safety zones” around future moon bases to prevent damage or interference from rival countries or companies.

What Does NASA Not Want You to Know About Apophis?

November 25, 2019

NASA has changed its forecast for asteroid Apophis, moving the next fly-by out to 2060. But its website for Apophis still shows a near-pass April 13, 2029—so close the asteroid will pass inside the orbits of some satellites.

SciFriday: Facebook Builds the Beast System

June 28, 2019

Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency, Libra, raises the disturbing prospect of people with views they deem unacceptable—conservative, Christian, or (horrors!) conservative Christian—from being not just deplatformed, but unable to buy and sell if the day comes that Libra becomes a global currency.

Chrisagis Brothers – Music and Miracles

February 25, 2019

Shawn and Brian Chrisagis shouldn’t be here. They were born three months premature, spent two years in incubators, and survived life-threatening allergies to the sun, grass, clothes and all types of food. And yet, here they are in full-time music ministry.

SciFriday: Dark Side of the Moon

January 4, 2019

China’s Chang’e 4 lunar probe has landed on the far side of the moon. We discuss the mission, the moon’s role in pagan religion, and the practice of scientists drawing on pagan religion to name objects in space and scientific missions.

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