"Established science says x. I say y. And I can't find a single scientist who can explain how my false hypothesis works"
The answer is simple, Jasper is deluded, obsessed and a complete stranger to reason.
The Thick of It
's Malcolm Tucker coined the phrase omnishambles to describe George Osborne's disastrous budget, which was so spot on it entered common parlance.
There must be a similar word to describe Jasper's inability to understand anything, not just science, but anything.
You name it, he's clueless.