Astrobiology Still Has No Biology
April 11, 2018
Number of worlds beyond Earth where life has been discovered: zero. Number of optimistic articles about life in outer space: hundreds per year.
February 13, 2018
One can't fault astronomers for not knowing everything – only for pretending to. Here are some reports indicating they have a long way to go.
JPL Honors Explorer 1 Manager on 60th Anniversary *
January 31, 2018
Dr Henry Richter, who has contributed articles to CEH, is a VIP at NASA's 60th Anniversary celebration of America's first satellite. *Audio version included.
Our Solar System Appears Odd to Astronomers *
January 29, 2018
Our solar system is an oddball, conclude astronomers who looked at hundreds of planetary systems around other stars. *Audio version available.
Can SETI Avoid Intelligent Design Implications by Rebranding?
January 25, 2018
A SETI leader thinks the label has outlived its usefulness and does not reflect what SETI scientists actually do.
Late Heavy Bombardment Myth Is Dying
January 24, 2018
A favorite tale from the Apollo era, the so-called Late Heavy Bombardment, is being bombarded itself.
Astronomical Theories Totally Wrong and Upside Down
January 12, 2018
From the planetary scale to the cosmic scale, astronomers are throwing away textbooks.