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Only Earth Is a Life Haven

Here are more discoveries that make it reasonable to think complex life is rare in the universe, and might be unique to Earth.

Big Science Lies About Chirality in Space

What was discovered has nothing to do with life, nor does it contribute in any way to solving one of the "greatest mysteries of chemistry."

Cosmology in Perpetual Crisis

Secular cosmologists are no closer to the truth than they were 20 years ago.

Bluffing About Earth's Magnetic Field and Life's Chirality

The headlines might make one think evolutionists have finally scaled two monstrous hurdles for their theory.

More Challenges to Astrobiology

There aren't likely as many places to live outside of Earth as earlier hoped.

Life from Sun Flares?

A NASA scientist proposes that a period of superflares on the early sun zapped life into existence on the earth.

SETI Communication Only Outward So Far

While we wait for responses, all we hear are echoes of our own intelligent signals into space.

Earth Twin Still Missing in Exoplanet Trove

The Kepler spacecraft has found 2,325 exoplanets so far, but there's still no place like Earth.

Rearranging Deck Chairs on Sinking Planet Theories

Supernovas come in handy as theory rescue devices.

Cosmologists Need New Physics

More new observations don't fit current cosmological theory.

Darwin Can't Win for Losing

Progress must be made with gains, not losses.

Hot Jupiters: Astronomers Blew It

The experts were (and are) wrong about how planets form, new data from a weird exoplanet show.

Astronomers Deal With Outrageous Phenomena

Even for scientists accustomed to big things, some observations seem too outrageous to explain.

First Pluto Papers Published

Planetary scientists have published their first official findings about the 9th planet (or dwarf planet), Pluto.

Record-Setting Cosmic Structures Challenge Big Bang

How will big bang theorists deal with the latest news?

More Indications Earth Is Unique

The late Carl Sagan might be stunned to see today's astronomers questioning Earth's "humdrum" status.

Hot Jupiters Exasperate Astronomers

Nothing has been more upsetting to comfortable theory than the discovery of hot Jupiters around other stars.

Occult Cosmology Mutters Dark Matters

New instruments and projects will seek to find influences that no scientist understands.

Globular Clusters Give Astronomers Cluster Headaches

The old story is out, and nobody knows what the new story should be.

Surprising Youth in the Solar System

Four solar system objects in the news look young, not billions of years old.

Small Thing Make Big Boom

The most spectacular supernova ever detected has astrophysicists scratching their heads for a mechanism.

The Science Media Racket

Science reporting is a global racket that uncritically propagates nonsense with the imprimatur of science.
Earthrise 2015 LRO

New Earthrise Is a Stunner

Take a look at this image from a lunar orbiter on the 47th anniversary of the historic Apollo 8 "Earthrise" photo.

Dark Matter Is Lost in Space

Astronomers are spending millions on their biggest gamble yet: looking for something that may not exist.

Science Will Never Know Some Things

Working against scientists' ambitions are hurdles of reality.

Tilted Planets Throw Theories Off Kilter

An example of how data can be framed as success or failure, depending on the reporter's spin.

Major Scientific Revolutions Are Still Possible

Beware the myth of progress. There's more scientists don't know than what they know.

There's No Place Like Earth

A survey of known exoplanets finds no real estate as valuable as Earth.

Early Massive Galaxies Will Require Theory Overhaul (Again)

Big bang theory didn't expect massive galaxies so early, but they've known about this problem for over a decade.

New Earth Ocean Theory Is All Wet

Time to rewrite the textbooks again. Earth started out wet, scientists now claim, overturning decades of dogma.