OOL Cells Are DOA
June 21, 2018
NASA throws money at origin-of-life (OOL) studies that are doomed to failure, and at education programs to tell students that futility is good science.
NASA Titillates Public Again with Fake Mars Life
June 9, 2018
Which is worse: NASA making hyper-exaggerated claims about life on Mars over the decades, or so many media reporters falling for it each time?
Origin of Life: A Field of Ignorance
May 24, 2018
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
May 10, 2018
Big things are wrong in astrophysics, say several news articles.
Mars Is Not a “Life-Friendly” Star Wars Planet
May 5, 2018
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
April 24, 2018
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
April 23, 2018
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
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.
Cordova on Virtual Mars Hill: Defense of Design and Creation (Audio)
April 5, 2018
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?
March 20, 2018
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
February 15, 2018
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
February 2, 2018
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
January 18, 2018
A theory that explains opposite things with equal ease is indistinguishable from magic.
Another RNA World ‘Missing Link’ Experiment Misses the Point
January 9, 2018
Magic droplets overcome one hurdle with help from humans, but so what?