Kerr Watch

Elapsed time since Richard Kerr failed to inform his Science readers of the confirmation of nanodiamonds at the YDB: 6 years and 3 months

Whipple Watch

Days since NASA’s David Morrison and his “colleagues who do dynamics” have failed to answer Bill Napier’s simple query:

13 or so

Napier invokes Whipple: Challenges NASA's Morrison

[Whipple Obit]

In an independent defense of David Morrison’s ham-handed screed in the (giggle) Skeptical Inquirer challenging the science of the YDB event, respected British astronomer Bill Napier invokes some greats of the past — in particular, Fred Whipple of Harvard, the grandfather of American comet science — in support of his central claim that […]