Author Page

Jay Wile 86 Entries
Jay Wile

As a scientist, it is hard for me to fathom anyone who has scientific training and does not believe in God. Indeed, it was science that brought me not only to a belief in God, but also to faith in Christianity. I have an earned Ph.D. from the University of Rochester in nuclear chemistry and a B.S. in chemistry from the same institution. blog.drwile.com

earth's oceans and clouds as seen from the ISS

Climate Concerns Govern Editorial Standards

[Originally published as Forbes Censors Article About a Scientist Who Is Skeptical of Climate Hysteria] Dr. Nir J. Shaviv is an astrophysicist of some renown. He has over 100 scientific papers to his credit and is currently chairman of the Racah Institute…

September 16, 2019

NASA illustration of similar sized planets to earth 2017

Earth Compared to the Other Known Planets

[Originally published as One Way To See How Special Earth Is] Thirty-five years ago, Dr. Theodore P. Snow wrote a book entitled Essentials of the Dynamic Universe. On page 434 of the 1984 edition, he summed up the obvious consequence of…

September 9, 2019

NASA-galaxy NGC 1052 DF2

A Galaxy that doesn’t “Need” Dark Matter

[Originally published as This Galaxy Has No “Need” For Dark Matter!] Dark matter is one of those things that scientists use to make sense of an observation which is inconsistent with the known laws of physics. When astronomers look at…

September 2, 2019

Adelie Penguins on an Iceberg: ID 62125837 © Jonathan R. Green | Dreamstime.com

Scientific Data can Mess Up Your Paradigm: Global Warming

[Originally published as Data Indicate That Earth Was Warmer in The Middle Ages including a helpful graph taken from the paper under discussion] For some time, climatologists have accepted the fact that from about the year AD 1000 to AD 1200, the…

August 26, 2019

ID 138084797 © Edhar Yralaits | Dreamstime.com

Holding Scientific Ideas in an Open Hand, or Not…

[Originally published as In This Case, the Journal Science is Holding Back the Progress of Science] Science is supposed to be self-correcting. The history of science is full of mistakes, but over time, those mistakes are usually found, and the…

August 19, 2019

Students having a conversation: Photo 94424708 © Iakov Filimonov - Dreamstime.com

MIT, Science, Atheism, and Jesus

[Originally published as MIT Professor Writes About Her Conversion from Atheism to Christianity] Rosalind Picard is a Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She is also a Fellow with the Institute of Electrical…

August 12, 2019

Scientist looking through a microscope

Original Soft Tissue from a Fossil or Not?

[Originally published as Soft Tissue Showdown] Since Dr. Mary Schweitzer shocked the paleontological community with her discovery of what appears to be soft tissue in a dinosaur fossil, scientists rushed to find more examples of such soft tissue in fossils that…

August 5, 2019

Farmland with woods and puffy clouds above, photo credit: pxhere

Creation isn’t Static: Climate Feedback Issues

[Originally published as Another Illustration of How Little We Know About Climate Forecasting] When you read about global warming, aka “climate change,” you often hear about climate models that tell us the world will reach dangerously high temperatures if people…

July 22, 2019

Oumuamua artist's impression (like a long, slender prune): photo credit, NASA

An Extraordinary ‘Interstellar’ Object

[Originally published as Is This Object from an Alien Spacecraft?] On October 19th, 2017, Dr. Robert J Weryk discovered a new object in the night sky. It was too small and far away to appear as anything but a tiny speck…

July 15, 2019

Russian prairie under blue skies, photo credit: pxhere

Climate Headlines Aimed at the Gullible

[Originally published as A Classic Example of Misleading “Journalism”] The headline at MSN is ominous: It was 84 degrees near the Arctic Ocean this weekend as carbon dioxide hit its highest level in human history Oh no! It’s sweltering in (or at…

July 8, 2019