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Earthrise 2015 LRO

Water Theories Evaporate

After decades of telling the public comets brought Earth's water, scientists are giving up on the idea. It was volcanoes, now they say.

Searching for Life for Personal Glory

Are origin-of-life seekers really trying to understand life, or are they seeking fame and prizes?

Earth Magnetic Field Plays Music

Like a finely-tuned instrument, the earth's magnetic field creates standing-wave vibrations as it protects life.

Mars Madness Hits

The Curiosity rover is sending back photos of things mission scientists are struggling to understand.

Radiation, Mistakes, and Assumptions

Three news items about atomic radiation should cause us to beware of academic overstatement.

Amino Acids Unlikely to Survive on Mars

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

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.

Rearranging Deck Chairs on Sinking Planet Theories

Supernovas come in handy as theory rescue devices.

Earth's Geodynamo: An Energy Crisis

A new theory to maintain Earth's magnetic field looks like a case of special pleading to rescue a dogma.

Entropy in Space Seen at All Scales

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

Messages from Mercury

With MESSENGER in its final days before impact, the innermost planet has become a familiar place.

Rescuing Dinosaur Soft Tissue from the Ravages of Time

The reaction of scientists to irrefutable evidence for soft tissue in dinosaur bone sounds all too human: ignore, rant, rationalize; repeat.

Dinosaur Soft Tissue "Explained"

The discoverer of soft tissue in dinosaur bone now has a new explanation for its preservation – but does it really answer the obvious question?

A Brain Wouldn't Survive Star Travel

Don't take a star trek unless you want to arrive demented.