Category Archives: space

  1. Airline Pilot Teaches Skepticism, While Flying!

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    August 31, 2014 by kittynh

    Comet Hale-Bopp was a sensation in 1997.  A comet easily seen by most residents of Earth, even those without telescopes …
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  2. Episode 4 review- Cosmos

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    April 9, 2014 by kittynh

    biggie

    Thank you to Claus Larsen again for his reviews of Cosmos. The scope of Cosmos 2014 is the biggest imaginable, …
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  3. Review – Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Episode 2

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    March 25, 2014 by kittynh

    Thank you Claus Larsen for this review of episode 2.  Claus will be reviewing each episode for Yankeeskeptic.  The second …
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  4. “Cosmos” Lawsuit? Sagan and Alien Abduction

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    March 2, 2014 by kittynh

    John Fuller

    I enjoy researching topics for Yankeeskeptic, but I have to admit while I enjoy online research, there is nothing like …
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  5. Conquest of the Moon, with von Braun

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    December 29, 2013 by kittynh

    The local used book store, Homestead books in Marlborough NH, has an incredible selection of vintage science books.  I picked …
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  6. Why sometimes we should celebrate the flawed victories, or Dr.Neil Degrasse Tyson, throw a party!

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    October 8, 2013 by kittynh

    Sometimes skeptics and scientists embrace the title “curmudgeon” too tightly. The new movie “Gravity” starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney …
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  7. Mad Cow Disease of a different type….

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    September 23, 2013 by kittynh

    Sharon Hill’s wonderful site reminds me a lot of my favorite “Ripley’s Believe it or Not”.  It’s hard not to …
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