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Origin of Life: A Field of Ignorance

The origin of life field is characterized by speculation about dumb molecules that could not possibly have organized themselves into living beings.

Star Formation Theories Fail to Shine

Big things are wrong in astrophysics, say several news articles.

Mars Is Not a “Life-Friendly” Star Wars Planet

The new Mars InSight lander that launched this morning will be digging for geology, not life. Most likely, as before, it will find lifeless dirt and rock.

More Cool Cell Tricks Discovered

Watching molecular machines at work in living cells should be as fascinating as watching a city through a magnifying glass.

Primordial Soup Recipes Yield Sickly Goo

Don't eat Darwin Brand Primordial Soup. It's toxic, because the cooks don't know what they are doing.

Astrobiology Still Has No Biology

Number of worlds beyond Earth where life has been discovered: zero. Number of optimistic articles about life in outer space: hundreds per year.

Cordova on Virtual Mars Hill: Defense of Design and Creation (Audio)

One of our contributing authors had an opportunity to answer hard questions about intelligent design, creationism, and the Bible in an internet chatroom.

End of the RNA World?

The popular RNA World hypothesis is so improbable that multiple universes would be needed to believe it, but some prefer that to the obvious implications.

NASA Promotes Natural Miracles

To know the vast improbabilities, and yet to leap over them with imaginary stories – that's deceiving the public.

Origin-of-Life Speculation Is Out of ContrOOL

OOL is short for Origin of Life. There's only one theory that works. The rest are so improbable, their supporters go to ridiculous lengths to believe them.

Darwinian Explanations Are Religious

A theory that explains opposite things with equal ease is indistinguishable from magic.

Another RNA World ‘Missing Link’ Experiment Misses the Point

Magic droplets overcome one hurdle with help from humans, but so what?

New Guidebook for Earthlings Published

A new book by two CEH authors can help readers understand their spacecraft and its mission. Dr Henry Richter, distinguished NASA scientist, former Caltech professor and inventor, the last surviving manager of Explorer 1 (January 31, 1958), has a new book worth sharing. Its title appeals to all readers on the planet: Spacecraft Earth: A […]

Boastful Origin-of-Life Claims Conceal Contradictions

The latest speculations about life’s origins always overlook the most essential component: the origin of biological information. Suggestive catch-phrases are no substitute for demonstration. Evolutionary scientists employ stock phrases like “missing link” and “RNA world” and “prebiotic soup” that conceal, rather than illuminate, the actual chemical problems getting from molecules to life. The so-called “building […]

Enceladus Cannot Spout for Billions of Years

You can tell when theorists are getting desperate. Their assumptions get more and more implausible, and they gloss over falsifying facts.
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