These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence based through the use of credible scientific sourcing. Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased and does not use emotional words. These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer-reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.
- Overall, we rate this a Pro-Science website with no evidence of publishing overtly pseudoscientific information.
Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: EXCELLENT
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1998, Universe Today is a popular Canada-based non-commercial space and astronomy news website. The website was founded and created by Frasier Cain.
Funded by / Ownership
Universe Today is owned by Frasier Cain and is funded through advertising and membership fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Universe Today covers space and astronomy news with minimal bias. Most articles are written through research and summaries from other sources. These sources are typically within the pro-science category, though some we have not rated as of yet.
Editorially, they do not publish opinion content.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate this a Pro-Science website with no evidence of publishing overtly pseudoscientific information. (D. Van Zandt 11/17/2018) Updated (11/25/2022)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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