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.

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Questioning the Sanity of Big Science and Big Media

February 18, 2017 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and EthicsSolar System

Scientists arrogate to themselves the authority to diagnose insanity, but they and their friends in the mainstream media believe some pretty nutty things.

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Trending: Moons With Oceans

October 14, 2016 in AstronomyDating MethodsGeologyPhysicsSolar System

Europa has one. Enceladus has one. Titan might have one. Now, it seems every moon wants an ocean under its crust.

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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.

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Life from Sun Flares?

May 23, 2016 in AstronomyCell BiologyDumb IdeasGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

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

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Titan Ethane Still Missing, and Other Planetary Puzzles

May 7, 2016 in Amazing FactsDating MethodsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

We update the problem of Titan’s missing ethane and other challenges to billions of years.

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Updates from Outer Planets

January 9, 2016 in Amazing FactsDating MethodsDumb IdeasGeologyPhysicsSolar System

Let’s review some of the latest news from missions to the outer planets.

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Entropy in Space Seen at All Scales

October 22, 2015 in AstronomyCosmologyDating MethodsGeologyIntelligent DesignPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

Entropy at all scales: clearly seen. Creation of order: not so much.

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Pounding Headaches for Solar System Dates

October 19, 2015 in AstronomyDating MethodsGeologyPhysicsSolar System

It’s hard to tell when things crashed into each other.

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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.

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Pluto Is Young

July 15, 2015 in Amazing FactsAstronomyDating MethodsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

The New Horizons science team is stunned by surface features on Pluto and its large moon Charon that cannot be billions of years old.

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Desperately Seeking Life Beyond Earth

July 7, 2015 in AstronomyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDumb IdeasGeologyIntelligent DesignOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSETI

Earth life cannot be unique. How about you, Mars? Europa, anything? Enceladus? Comet 67P? Please break the silence!

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It’s Curtains for Enceladus

May 11, 2015 in Dating MethodsGeologyOrigin of LifePhysicsSolar System

The geysers of Saturn’s little moon are like sheets instead of jets, spelling trouble for theories of its ancient age and possible life.

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Water Worlds Tempt with Life, Not Youth

March 13, 2015 in Cell BiologyDating MethodsGeneticsGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

More and more planets and moons are suspected of having liquid water, but what should be the logical implications?

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Darwin’s Land of Make-Believe

February 14, 2015 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEarly ManEducationMediaSETI

Darwin supporters use cartoons and rap music to push their message to humans—and aliens.

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Of Planets and People

September 29, 2014 in AstronomyDating MethodsGeologyIntelligent DesignPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

Here’s a quick tour of the planets to see what’s newsworthy.

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Planets Don’t Fit Evolutionary Models

September 8, 2014 in AstronomyDating MethodsDumb IdeasGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

Secular planetary scientists are surprised by almost every object they observe in the solar system. Their models cannot reproduce our system of planets.

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New Ways to Find E.T.

August 11, 2014 in AstronomyDumb IdeasIntelligent DesignMind and BrainOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSETISolar System

SETI researchers may not have to wait by the stellar radio dial for their imaginary friends to call in. They might eavesdrop on their pollution.

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The Spin on Planets

February 18, 2014 in AstronomyDating MethodsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

As the orbs whirl around Sol, human understanding of our space neighborhood rises and falls.

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Europa Joins the Geyser Club

December 12, 2013 in Dating MethodsDumb IdeasGeologyOrigin of LifePhysicsSolar System

Hints of watery plumes have been detected on Europa – like Enceladus, at its south pole, too.

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