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jeffreyw Wrote:
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> Correct. There are no "black holes" or "gravitons"
> or expansion of the universe. All three concepts
> are pseudoscience.
>
> Pseudoscience: a collection of beliefs, statements
> or practices that claim to conform to the
> scientific method, but do not.

All three may or may not be true - but they are not pseudoscience.
Black holes - predicted both by general relativity theory and by observation of no suns beyond a certain size. Doesn't mean they exist - there may be other factors that cause a limit to the size and mass of suns. But it is not pseudoscience to assert their existence, because evidence is both theory and observation.
Gravitons - concept is all other known forces have "particles", therefore it is logical (although not proven) that gravity does also. Me personally, I don't think gravity needs to have gravitons if it is understood to be warping of space itself - in that context it is not a force like other forces. But assuming gravitons is not pseudoscience, it may simply be wrong.
Universal expansion - I have posted elsewhere an alternative perspective that describes the red shift (which is one basis for the expansion theory). So expansion may be wrong, but it is not pseudoscience, as it is based on observation AND experiments on light.

Now - if you limit "science" only to that category which involves repeating and replicating experiments - fine. A lot of what is considered "science" would then need to be reclassified as "natural philosophy" which was the original category anyway. I'm fine with that, but I don't think most scientists would support it

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SuperConductor Black Holes??????? 1398 Lowelldw64 07-Sep-18 21:24
Re: SuperConductor Black Holes??????? 243 D-Archer 08-Sep-18 08:49
Re: SuperConductor Black Holes??????? 237 ianw16 08-Sep-18 10:26
Re: SuperConductor Black Holes??????? 242 Lost_In_Place 08-Sep-18 11:13
Re: SuperConductor Black Holes??????? 211 ianw16 08-Sep-18 12:09
Re: SuperConductor Black Holes??????? 212 Lost_In_Place 08-Sep-18 13:50
Re: SuperConductor Black Holes??????? 205 D-Archer 09-Sep-18 11:01
Re: SuperConductor Black Holes??????? 212 ianw16 13-Sep-18 10:16
Re: SuperConductor Black Holes??????? 207 D-Archer 14-Sep-18 07:51
Re: SuperConductor Black Holes??????? 205 D-Archer 09-Sep-18 10:55
To Summarize 232 Race Jackson 08-Sep-18 21:28
Re: To Summarize 201 Lost_In_Place 09-Sep-18 01:12
Re: To Summarize 198 D-Archer 09-Sep-18 11:02
Belief 211 Race Jackson 11-Sep-18 01:29
Re: Belief 216 D-Archer 11-Sep-18 07:36
Re: Belief 194 ianw16 13-Sep-18 10:32
Re: Belief 207 D-Archer 14-Sep-18 07:54
Re: Belief 200 Lost_In_Place 11-Sep-18 18:23
Re: Belief 205 D-Archer 12-Sep-18 08:59
Re: Belief 205 jeffreyw 12-Sep-18 16:37
Black Holes, Gravitons, and Expansion 202 Race Jackson 12-Sep-18 18:37
Re: Black Holes, Gravitons, and Expansion 201 Lost_In_Place 13-Sep-18 03:24
Re: Black Holes, Gravitons, and Expansion 212 D-Archer 13-Sep-18 09:50
Re: Belief 196 ianw16 13-Sep-18 10:24
Re: Belief 201 ianw16 13-Sep-18 10:27
Re: To Summarize 204 ianw16 13-Sep-18 10:19
Re: To Summarize 374 D-Archer 14-Sep-18 07:57


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