Extreme Speculation Presented as Science
December 11, 2013
Things no one could possibly ever know are being reported by science journals and news sites as things worthy of scientific faith.
Cosmic Lottery: How Many Habitable Planets?
November 23, 2013
News media ran with a suggestion that one in five stars has a habitable planet, but they didn't read the fine print.
Cool Tools in your Cellular Toolkit
November 13, 2013
Biochemists can't help using familiar tools to describe what they are finding in living cells.
NASA Astrobiologists Draw Comics on the Job
November 6, 2013
A federally-funded NASA website about astrobiology has just launched an evolutionary comic strip. Is this an appropriate use of taxpayer funds?
Findings That Comport With Genesis
October 27, 2013
The history of the world and its life could hardly be more different between the Bible's account and that of modern evolutionary naturalism. Some recent scientific reports fit with a designed, recent creation, and do not fit with evolution.
SETI: Looking for Cosmic Outposts
October 16, 2013
The stellar radio dial has been silent, but maybe we could look for alien interstellar outposts.
Mars May Have Been Wet, But Never Lively
September 27, 2013
Astrobiologists got excited with evidence for early water on Mars, but other discoveries are putting the quash on hopes it has or had life.
Planet Habitable Zone Cannot Be Too Windy
September 19, 2013
The "habitable zone" of a planet usually concerns its distance from the star such that it can support liquid water. But what if the star fries the surface with intense stellar winds?
Junk Science Gets Good Press if It Supports Darwinism
September 13, 2013
The headlines for some scientific news stories might leave philosophers of science wagging their heads. Few, though, are the reporters willing to call something really dumb, or at least questionable—especially if it appears to support evolution.
Evolutionists View Poison as Elixir of Life
September 11, 2013
Hydrogen cyanide is one of the most reactive and toxic molecules we know, but astrobiologists view it with almost alchemical qualities for the origin of life.
Mars Panspermia a Sign of Desperation
September 7, 2013
A second article proposes life began on Mars, prompting some observers to point out the failures of naturalistic origin-of-life theories.
You Are Not a Martian
August 28, 2013
Every once in awhile, someone "suggests" that life began on Mars, not Earth. Here it comes again from someone who knows better.
Origin of Life Theory Invokes Resurrection
August 10, 2013
Some scientists from Europe and America believe in the resurrection – of proteins.
Scientists Dodge Youthfulness of Saturn Moon Enceladus
August 7, 2013
Planetary scientists have figured out that the geysers of Enceladus vary during its orbit, but seem oddly silent about the question of how long the little moon could remain so active.
Astrobiology: The Science of Could
July 1, 2013
Anything "could" happen. Shouldn't science deal with what does happen and what did happen? The "could" word is rampant in astrobiology literature and origin-of-life studies.