SETI: Passion With Little Hope of Success
October 3, 2018
SETI enthusiasts would rather believe in fake reality than accept the silence.
Hard Science Has a Firm Grip on Unreality
September 21, 2018
Anybody who thinks the hard sciences give us confidence in the real world should read this.
The Design Packed Into a Fruit Fly
September 8, 2018
The most amazing animals of all may be the tiniest. Consider how much bio-technology has to fit into the head of a fruit fly.
Creation Research Advances
August 16, 2018
Look at how much detailed scientific work was presented at the recent International Conference on Creationism.
Spacecraft Launches to Sun, Still a Mystery
August 13, 2018
A spacecraft just took off on a mission to the sun, but not to worry; it went at night.
Dark Matter Fails Another Test
August 10, 2018
The Chinese didn't find dark matter with their super-detector, but they still believe it has to be there.
Richter Scaling: Is Funding for Astrobiology and SETI Justified?
August 7, 2018
Should the government fleece taxpayers again for a project with almost zero chance for success? Consider two "Richter scales" that should inform hopes.
Mars Is Losing Its Atmosphere Fast
July 20, 2018
Measurements of Martian atmospheric loss rates imply incredible changes over the assumed billions of years of Mars' history.
Time to Revisit the Lunar Dust Problem?
July 18, 2018
How deep should lunar dust get over billions of years? Opinions have vacillated between extremes, but a new study might open up the debate again.
Young Pluto Stuns Scientists with Astonishing Maps
July 16, 2018
New color maps score high on the Wow Factor. How can this lonely dwarf planet still be active? Its moon Charon looks young, too.
The Frantic Determination of Some Scientists to Discover Life Elsewhere
July 6, 2018
We often hear exciting news about 'habitable planets' that might have life, or at least the 'building blocks of life.' Are these reports based on sound thinking about the requirements?
Planet Origin Theories Contradict Physics
June 28, 2018
Materialists sound much more confident than they are about their theories for the origin of planets.
Most Exoplanets Are Probably Not Habitable
June 26, 2018
More astrobiologists are coming to the "depressing" conclusion that we are alone in the universe, but it's only depressing if you're an evolutionist.
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 the 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. […]
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.