He’s back. The weird mastermind behind the Journal of Cosmology and Cosmology.com has created yet another fake journal, The Journal of Astrobiology and Space Science Reviews, and has made another bold claim. By looking at photos from the Mars Rovers, using just his mighty brain, he has determined that the surface of Mars is covered with mushrooms, lichens, and the bones of dead Martians, and further, he has convinced a cheesy British tabloid to report on it, so it must be true.
This is the rabbit hole I got sucked in to today, and since I’ve written about this goofball so many times before, this time I had to make it a video.
“I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.”
No, we haven’t found good evidence of life on Mars.
A few books by Rhawn Joseph:
Online articles by Rhawn Joseph:
Rhawn Joseph’s professional affiliation:
The Martian “science” articles discussed here:
The Fake Journals mentioned:
If you really want to look closely at Joseph’s brilliant satirical work, photoshopping my face onto obese women’s bodies, I have a copy here. The original was taken down.
Examples of the kinds of dissections that enraged Dr Joseph:
No wonder he hates me.
If you want some real science, NASA has all these beautiful images collected by the Mars rovers available for your perusal.
Please don’t scan through them looking for imaginary aliens to fit your wacky hypotheses, or I shall mock you.