To Be Habitable, a Planet Needs Inhabitants
June 6, 2014
In a chicken-or-egg conundrum, astrobiologists are asking whether inhabitants are needed to make a planet habitable.
Astrobiology Hopes Dim with Exoplanet Findings
June 3, 2014
Harsh "space weather" around dim red dwarf stars may make planets uninhabitable. "Godzilla Earths" may not fare much better.
Mars Rivers Carved by Lava, Not Water
June 2, 2014
A controversial theory is being revived: lava carved Mars channels. This could discourage hopes to find life on the red planet.
When Is a Fossil Not a Fossil? Oldest "Fossil" Debunked
June 1, 2014
Certain trace fossils said to be 3.45 billion years old are probably not fossils at all, a reassessment finds.
SETI Advocates Try to Persuade Congress for Funds
May 26, 2014
In hopes of keeping funding flowing, the SETI Institute promised US congresspersons that scientists will find extraterrestrial life in our lifetime.
Origin of Life Studies Show Signs of Desperation
May 9, 2014
There is no coherent origin of life scenario among evolutionists, just a collection of odd possibilities – some bordering on the absurd.
Misleading Data: Scientists Fooled by Their Own Assumptions
April 29, 2014
Whatever the datum you think speaks verbatim, it ain't necessarily so.
Enceladus Ocean Means Dating Trouble, Not Life
April 5, 2014
News media are jumping over an announcement that Saturn's moon Enceladus may have a large body of water under its icy crust, but what does it mean?
Cosmos 2.0 Repeats the Flaws of Cosmos 1.0
March 17, 2014
Neil de Grasse Tyson is showing himself to be a good disciple of Carl Sagan, never questioning his master.
Origin of Life: From Soup to Nuts
March 14, 2014
Evolutionists have been stewing over primordial soup for over a century, but origin-of-life research is still in the kitchen with empty kettles. Some new recipes are downright nutty.
Cosmos TV Relies on Imagination, Not Science
March 10, 2014
The first episode of the new Cosmos TV series makes it clear that imagination is its main message.
Here Come the Martians Again
March 1, 2014
The "science" of astrobiology was launched when strange markings in a Martian meteorite were interpreted to be evidence of life. Here comes another one.
Just Say No! to Evolutionary Speculation
February 19, 2014
"Prove it!" used to be the goal of science. With rampant speculation in the science news media, it's time to demand accountability.
New Craters Found on Mars
February 13, 2014
Orbiters can count new craters forming on Mars, refining cratering rates. One spectacular new crater has appeared since 2010 with vivid rays.
Bill Nye Scores on Debate Presentation if Not Logic
February 4, 2014
In the widely-publicized debate with Ken Ham, Bill Nye could not account for the laws of logic, but it won't matter to many listeners wooed by his charm.