Cassini at Saturn

Astrobiology’s Fantasy Universe

March 7, 2017 in AstronomyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDumb IdeasGeneticsIntelligent DesignOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSETISolar System

The media glosses over difficulties in its blind quest to look for the ‘emergence’ of life on other planets.

Read Full Article >

Alien Religion Unrebuked

November 20, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of ScienceSETI

Big Science only forbids some religions, like those with evidence. The wacky ones pass right by the censors.

Read Full Article >

Abiogenesis: The Origin of Lie

November 5, 2016 in Cell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysics

To get life from mindless molecules, fib a little. Ignore chance. Make it sound easy. Turn out the lights. Tell a story. Imagine.

Read Full Article >

Taxpayers Fund Anti-Science Materialist Myths

October 12, 2016 in Cell BiologyDumb IdeasIntelligent DesignMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

NASA and the NSF give tons of money to materialists to promote lies about chemistry and the origin of life.

Read Full Article >

SETI Mania Strikes Again

September 4, 2016 in AstronomyBible and TheologyCosmologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePolitics and EthicsSETI

Another unexplained anomaly has SETI enthusiasts scrambling for their telescopes.

Read Full Article >

Hope, Not Evidence, Drives Astrobiology

August 25, 2016 in AstronomyCosmologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasIntelligent DesignOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSETISolar System

Earth-size exoplanets are not evidence for alien life. They are evidence for orbiting bodies.

Read Full Article >

Mars Life Hopes Reduced

August 12, 2016 in AstronomyCell BiologyEducationFossilsGeologyMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and EthicsSolar System

Key assumptions about habitability on Mars have fallen, but astrobiologists try to keep hope alive.

Read Full Article >

Juno How Old the Solar System Is?

July 6, 2016 in Amazing FactsDating MethodsDumb IdeasGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

Everyone knows the solar system is 4.5 billion years old. Everyone, that is, except Nature herself.

Read Full Article >

Only Earth Is a Life Haven

June 23, 2016 in Amazing FactsAstronomyCell BiologyCosmologyHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

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

Read Full Article >

Amino Acids Unlikely to Survive on Mars

June 9, 2016 in Cell BiologyGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

UV radiation quickly degrades amino acids on most Martian minerals, a new study shows.

Read Full Article >

More Challenges to Astrobiology

May 26, 2016 in AstronomyDarwin and EvolutionGeologyIntelligent DesignPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

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

Read Full Article >

OOL Without Bluffing Is Nothing

May 16, 2016 in Cell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Count the hopeful “could” words in a speculative NASA Astrobiology myth.

Read Full Article >

Darwin Can’t Win for Losing

April 13, 2016 in AstronomyBirdsDarwin and EvolutionDinosaursDumb IdeasFossilsMarine BiologyPhilosophy of ScienceSolar SystemTerrestrial Zoology

Progress must be made with gains, not losses.

Read Full Article >

Hot Jupiters: Astronomers Blew It

March 31, 2016 in Amazing FactsAstronomyDating MethodsPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

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

Read Full Article >

Scientists Going Nuts Over Aliens

March 2, 2016 in Darwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSETISolar System

Baseless speculations are considered perfectly sane as long as you are a secular materialist.

Read Full Article >

There’s No Place Like Earth

November 20, 2015 in AstronomyCosmologyDating MethodsGeologyPhysicsSolar System

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

Read Full Article >

New Thoughts on Habitable Planets

October 9, 2015 in Amazing FactsAstronomyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationGeneticsGeologyIntelligent DesignMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and EthicsSETI

Astrobiologists are trying to standardize the requirements for habitable planets. Do they get them all?

Read Full Article >

Mars Life Would Spit Out the Water

October 2, 2015 in Darwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of Science

Finding minimal amounts of salty water contaminated with perchorates is not helpful to life.

Read Full Article >

SETI Club Goes Bonkers

September 26, 2015 in Darwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainOrigin of LifePhilosophy of Science

Flush with new money, the astronomers who support SETI have lost all restraint in their speculations.

Read Full Article >

Confusing Building Blocks with Life

September 4, 2015 in Darwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

Astrobiologists and their uncritical reporters continue to commit a logical fallacy regarding necessary and sufficient conditions.

Read Full Article >