Another RNA World ‘Missing Link’ Experiment Misses the Point
January 9, 2018
Magic droplets overcome one hurdle with help from humans, but so what?
DNA Is the Future of Data Storage
January 7, 2018
Do you like futuristic thinking? Think ahead to when mankind's memory may revert to something ancient: DNA.
It’s Official: Saturn’s Rings Are Young
January 3, 2018
There's no stretching the truth any more. Cassini data have led all the ringmasters to the conclusion that the rings of Saturn are not billions of years old.
Evaluating Claims of Oldest Fossil Microbes
December 21, 2017
Are these fossils 3.45 billion years old? Are they even fossils? Serious questions need to be asked when the news gets excited about world records for oldest life on Earth.
Planetary Youth Continues After Cassini
December 19, 2017
The data gathering phase is over, but the data mining phase will continue for years. This entry also shares some news about other solar system objects showing youthfulness.
It’s Over: Dark Energy Was Fake Science
December 16, 2017
It's being called the Worst Theoretical Prediction in the History of Physics. Dark energy, and its cousin dark matter, are not showing up in any empirical tests.
Habitable Planets Just Got Much More Rare
December 13, 2017
If this scientist’s theory about the origin of magnetic fields is correct, habitable planets will be few and far between. Earth has a magnetic field sufficient to support life. Venus does not. Why does “Earth’s twin” lack this protective shield? According to secular geophysicists, a magnetic field is generated by a dynamo in a planet’s […]
Alien Intrusion: Half of Humans Believe in Space Aliens
December 10, 2017
A powerful new documentary coming on January 11 investigates the rise in belief in space aliens, UFOs and abductions.
Lightning Can Produce Carbon-14
November 29, 2017
In a surprise announcement, Japanese researchers found that lightning bolts can be powerful enough to cause nuclear fission, leading to new isotopes— including carbon-14.
Is Dark Matter a Myth?
November 28, 2017
More precise tests continue to fail to find dark matter or dark energy. How long do scientists get to look for occult phenomena that may not be real?
Anomalies in Planetary Magnetic Fields
November 17, 2017
Something is terribly wrong in the geodynamo theory for magnetic fields.
Planet Party Busted by Triton
November 16, 2017
Theories can be like parties with tantalizing speculations until big, whopping anomalies spoil the fun.
Boastful Origin-of-Life Claims Conceal Contradictions
November 14, 2017
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
November 7, 2017
You can tell when theorists are getting desperate. Their assumptions get more and more implausible, and they gloss over falsifying facts.
Giant Planet Sends Planetologists Scrambling
November 3, 2017
Secular astronomers are experts in telling the public about things that are observed but should not exist.