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Things I Think About, by Peter Bowditch


The new physics

Scientists at the Ratbags High Energy Physics Laboratory have postulated the existence of a new subatomic particle. It has four times the mass of the neutron and can replace the neutron in the nucleus of atoms, making the elements (and compounds of those elements) much denser. The Ratbags physicists have booked time on the Large […]

Like talking to a rock, I try to debate creationists

In June, 2005, I represented Australian Skeptics in an online debate against the creationists at Answers in Genesis (now Creation Ministeries International). The debate took place on the Sydney Morning Herald’s Webdiary site and was conducted along the lines of a normal spoken debate, but done in writing with each team producing three papers over […]