Dave Thomas, a physicist and mathematician, is president of New Mexicans for Science and Reason and a fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. He is currently a scientist/programmer at IRIS/PASSCAL in Socorro, New Mexico, and also teaches classes in physics, psychology, and critical thinking at New Mexico Tech.
9/11 Truth: The Coast-to-Coast AM Debate
After ten years, the pesky 9/11 Truth movement has refined its arguments but still hasn’t proved the attacks were an inside job. Their key claims are refuted on multiple grounds.
How an intelligent design theorist was bested in a public math competition by a genetic algorithm—a computer simulation of evolution.
Or “How an Intelligent Design Theorist was Bested in a Public Math Competition by a Genetic Algorithm!”
CSI’s ‘UFOs: The Space-Age Mythology’
The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry held a workshop titled "UFOs: The Space-Age Mythology" in Tuscon, Arizona, October 9-11, 2009.
Every October, New Mexico Tech puts on an alumni reunion called "49ers." As a Tech alumnus myself, my part of 49ers usually involves playing bass...
Puzzle— A simple substitution cipher.
Roswell Update: Fading Star?
The Roswell incident is often held up as the best documented case of alien visitation. It involves the allged crash of...
Why are some people afraid of contrails?
Skeptics and TV News Expose ‘Magnetic Water Conditioners’
The afternoon of Thursday, June 23, was splendidly sunny in Albuquerque, and 1 was leaving the office to drive over to...
f=ma at .9c
Thomas explains the twin paradox of special relativity.
NMSR’s Best and Worst of 2004 Awards
It's time once again for the New Mexicans for Science and Reason's Annual Awards.
Why do many prominent UFO authors persist in claiming the Roswell Incident is still UFOdom’s best case?
Follow-up to Thomas' report on 'The Bible Code'
"Hidden messages" can be found anywhere, provided the seeker is willing and able to harvest the immense field of possibilities.
Quality science was nowhere to be found during the Feb. 25th, 1996 NBC broadcast entitled The Mysterious Origins of Man
A report strongly supported the theory that the "UFO" debris found in Roswell, New Mexico was a remnant of a balloon flight.
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