That is the key objection, even if we were in perfect sync in opposite sidess if the sun, that planets would make perturbations in the orbits if the other planets of the solar system (Mars and Venus would be the most affected ones) and we would notice that. After all, even Pluto was discovered because perturbations in… » 2/24/15 1:47pm Tuesday 1:47pm

You know what would be unholy? that they use and modify it, focusing on spreading their political message, turning it into a shapeless mess. It happened with Mimsy were the borogoves and Homeland Security, happened with All you zombies and drone bombing, and will do it again in every chance they had. And each time… » 2/18/15 3:13pm 2/18/15 3:13pm

Even without counting this new findings, smoking were causing 5 millon painful deaths worldwide (an amount of the same order of the holocaust), each single year since decades ago. Of those yearly numbers 100.000 are in US, more than all the deaths that could be attributed to terrorism this century, or maybe ever. » 2/12/15 4:10pm 2/12/15 4:10pm

All the animal genera that we have today is just a photo of what is around for some hundreds of years (and that is decreasing at 1000 times the usual background extintion rate). We had a lot of kinds of big mammals, (lot of them extinct around 10000 years ago), since the extintion of dinosaurs, 66 millon of years ago.… » 1/28/15 5:59pm 1/28/15 5:59pm