Neil deGrasse Tyson Gets Accused of “Riling Up Christians” with Christmas Day Tweet About Isaac Newton

On Christmas Day, Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted this gem:

It quickly became his most retweeted message ever, and many accused him of “riling up Christians.”

That’s completely absurd.

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Christian Pseudohistorian David Barton: The Founding Fathers Debunked Evolution Long Before Darwin Existed

I guess the next David Barton book to be pulled from a bookstore near you for all of its inaccuracies will focus on science.

According to a speech Barton gave in October, the Founding Fathers were well-versed in the issues of today, including evolution (which everyone apparently knew about in 500 B.C., more than 2300 years before Charles Darwin was born), and they fully rejected it:

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Bill Nye Didn’t Thoroughly Explain Evolution in a 90-Second Emoji-Filled Video, So Ken Ham Thinks Creationism Wins

Last week, I posted a 90-second video of Bill Nye briefly explaining evolution through emoji.

Creationist Ken Ham finally got around to watching it and is declaring victory because the video doesn’t really explain evolution as thoroughly as a textbook would.

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The Pale Blue Dot Looks Enormous on This Scale

Forget Powers of Ten.

This is *so* much cooler than that:



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Finally, We Have an Astronomically-Correct Version of “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”

For that budding little scientist you’re trying to put to bed:



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