Why Milankovitch Cycle Theory Is Like Astrology
June 22, 2018
Sometimes a hunch proves to be unworkable. The Milankovitch Cycle theory has too many complications. It’s time to give it up. In 1920s, Milutin Milankovitch, a Serbian astronomer, mathematician and popularizer of science, had a bright idea. Knowing that certain orbital cycles drift over time, he wondered if they could influence the earth’s climate. Though […]
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.
Van Allen Belts Protect Earth from Solar Wind
June 11, 2018
Geophysicists are still puzzling over how the earth's magnetic field and Van Allen radiation belts protect the surface from deadly particles in the solar wind.
Dark Matter Hunt Comes Up Empty Again
June 1, 2018
Physicists face a philosophical quandary. Something they deeply wish to believe in does not appear to exist.
Earth Is a Safe Haven
May 23, 2018
Recent news articles show how mechanisms protect earth's inhabitants from a hail of bullets overhead.
Far-Out Cosmic Ideas Taught as Science
May 21, 2018
Secular cosmology is where the words cosmic and comic become interchangeable.
Star Formation Theories Fail to Shine
May 10, 2018
Big things are wrong in astrophysics, say several news articles.
Did Earth Get Its Water from Meteor Squirt Guns?
April 28, 2018
You can't just fire bullets at pumice and claim that Earth got its oceans that way.
Secular Cosmology Is Useless and Pointless
April 25, 2018
Secular cosmologists admit they will never know how things began, and that the search is pointless. How is this 'science' even worth considering?
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.
February 13, 2018
One can't fault astronomers for not knowing everything – only for pretending to. Here are some reports indicating they have a long way to go.
JPL Honors Explorer 1 Manager on 60th Anniversary *
January 31, 2018
Dr Henry Richter, who has contributed articles to CEH, is a VIP at NASA's 60th Anniversary celebration of America's first satellite. *Audio version included.
Our Solar System Appears Odd to Astronomers *
January 29, 2018
Our solar system is an oddball, conclude astronomers who looked at hundreds of planetary systems around other stars. *Audio version available.
Can SETI Avoid Intelligent Design Implications by Rebranding?
January 25, 2018
A SETI leader thinks the label has outlived its usefulness and does not reflect what SETI scientists actually do.