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God’s Green Earth Shown from Space

The latest short film from Illustra Media is a pageant of design that makes our planet habitable.   This short film released today (Sunday Aug 7) needs no introduction. Sit back, relax, and watch “God’s Gallery” full screen with good speakers or headphones. One would have to be in a coma not to be blessed […]

Archive Classic: Astrobiology, 0 Steps Forward, 3 Steps Back

From 2005: Report of a JPL lecture on the origin of life offers nothing but anti-scientific speculation.

JWST Surprises and Discoveries

Galaxies evolve quicker than expected, and stunning new images of Hubble classics dazzle the eyes.

Mars Youth Shows in New Study

The basis for believing Mars is billions of years old and had oceans like the Earth comes under fire in a new study.

Webb Telescope Delights the Public

The first images from the James Webb Space Telescope have been unveiled. With them came a host of speculations about discoveries to come.

Will Dark Matter Theorists See the Light?

Some cosmologists are seriously considering dark matter theory to be a blunder.

Mars Meteorite Shakes Up Stories of Solar System Formation

A long-held assumption about isotope ratios contradicts prevailing views about planet formation.

The Gravity of the Situation Confounds Physicists

The mystery of gravity deepens: how does gravity act over vast distances?

Cosmologists Reverse Their Dogmas

Oops! The Previous Astronomical Conclusions May Be Wrong: The universe’s expansion may not continue forever, but “could stop expanding ‘remarkably soon’.”   by Jerry Bergman, PhD According to an article in Live Science, the “oscillating universe” might be coming back in vogue.[1] A paper in PNAS by Paul Steinhardt, Director of the Princeton Center for […]

Activity in Jupiter Moons Defies Long Ages

New findings continue a running theme: the real solar system doesn't look like the expected solar system.

How to Become an Expert in Ignorance

She's proud of all the things she doesn't know and can't figure out. This points to serious problems in our education system.

Stars Burst Into Existence

It's like a Cambrian explosion for cosmology: there were more "starburst" galaxies than models predict.
Pluto (color-enhanced) from New Horizons, Sept 24, 2015 release

Pluto Falsifies Deep Time

Planetary scientists are shocked at Pluto's youth and activity. They have no answers.

Webb Telescope Test Image Stuns Astronomers

Behind a tightly-focused star in a test image, thousands of spiral galaxies are visible.

Adventuring for Fake Science

Researchers can go to extreme lengths to gather data for evolutionary studies, but that doesn't make it all useless.
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