This meta-post links to posts I’ve written on physics, cosmology and related topics. If I'm missing any posts, please let me know.

How Physics Lost Its Fizz.

Why There Will Never Be Another Einstein.

Is the Gravitational-Wave Claim True? And Was It Worth the Cost?

Why I Still Doubt Inflation, in Spite of Gravitational Wave Findings.

Science Will Never Explain Why There's Something Rather Than Nothing.

Is Cosmos a “Piece of Light Verse” Tossed Off by a Bored God?

Is speculation in multiverses as immoral as speculation in subprime mortgages?

Multiverse Skeptic Whacks Multiverse Peddler for Whacking End of Science.

Cosmic Clowning: Stephen Hawking’s “new” theory of everything is the same old CRAP.

"John Horgan Carrying Stephen Hawking in His Arms." A Poem.

In Physics, Telling Cranks from Experts Ain't Easy.

Does the "Goddamn" Higgs Particle Portend the End of Physics?

If You Want More Higgs Hype, Don't Read This Column.

Could Nobel Prize for “God Particle” Be Last Gasp for Particle Physics?

Is Lawrence Krauss a Physicist, or Just a Bad Philosopher?

Science "faction": Is theoretical physics becoming "softer" than anthropology?

Did Edgar Allan Poe Foresee Modern Physics and Cosmology?

'Theory of Everything' (the film) Brilliantly Dramatizes Paradox of Modern Science.

Is David Deutsch's Vision of Endless Understanding Delusional?

Is Scientific Materialism "Almost Certainly False"?

Why Information Can’t Be the Basis of Reality.

Bayes's Theorem: What's the Big Deal?

Einstein, "The Anxiety of Influence" and "The End of Science."

Einstein and Science's Assault on Common Sense.


Troublemaker Lee Smolin Says Physics–and Its Laws–Must Evolve.

Physicist Sabine Hossenfelder Fears Theorists, Lacking Data, May Succumb to "Wishful Thinking."

The Philosophy of Guessing Has Harmed Physics, Expert Says.

Physicist George Ellis Knocks Physicists for Knocking Philosophy, Falsification, Free Will.

Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg Still Dreams of Final Theory.

Physics Titan Still Thinks String Theory Is "On the Right Track."

Surfer-Physicist Offers Alternative to String Theory, Academia.

Physicist Slams Cosmic Theory He Helped Conceive.


Profile of Cosmic Trickster and Inflation Pioneer Andrei Linde.

Did My Daughter Solve Riddle Posed by Cosmic Theorist Andrei Linde?

Profile of Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg.

Quark Inventor Murray Gell-Mann Doubts Science Will Discover “Something Else.”