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The science of the stars, from Bethlehem and beyond

Reading Time: 3 minutes Once again, the Christmas holiday has come. Just days before December 25th, the northern hemisphere experienced the shortest day of the year; conversely, the south had it longest. Just one of those things that happens when you have a ball careening around a sustained nuclear furnace at 30 kilometers a second with a small angular […]

Posted inScience, Space

Frank Tipler on the Star of Bethlehem…Refuted

Reading Time: 16 minutes Aaron Adair, who in the past has contributed widely to ATP, a few years ago wrote the “go-to book” about the Star of Bethlehem, looking critically at the phenomenon. The Star of Bethlehem: A Skeptical View really is a very good book. Aaron, together with myself, has recently decided to produce a second, updated edition of the […]

Posted inScience, Space

Adair Interviewed over that SOB

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Star of Bethlehem, that is. Aaron Adair is the author of the go-to book on the star, looking at it critically and scientifically: The Star of Bethlehem: A Skeptical View. Here, fellow Patheosers Andrew Hall and Jack Matirko speak to Adair about the star, astrology, astronomy and the Bible. Good stuff.

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Star of Bethlehem Skepticism in the News

Reading Time: 3 minutes As per my yearly tradition of pushing my work on the Star of Bethlehem (as if it were some War on Christmas or something), I was able to get my message out and how it is presented in my book. This year, I had the chance to be on podcast-style forums. First up is Slooh, […]

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