Originally Posted by W*GS
How about you refute Plait's calculation that if McCanney is correct, then Hale-Bopp would have been completely vaporized?
Since it wasn't...
Nonsense. McCanney never said that.
As usual, Plait misunderstands what the model is about.
Being committed to a failed scientific model is like being trapped in a room with no doors or windows. There is no way to smoothly go from the obsolete model to the next one. You have to leap.
The mind can't hold both at the same time.