Wishing Upon Star Formation
November 30, 2016
Many astronomy articles have a bad habit of assuming star formation without demonstrating or explaining it.
Can Radioactive Decay Constants Vary?
November 28, 2016
Three physicists claim to see cyclical variations in beta decay rates of two elements correlated with solar neutrino flux.
Cosmologists Are Blind in the Dark
November 15, 2016
A rash of recent science articles shows that secular cosmologists have no idea where they are, or why.
Activity on Planets Suggests Youth
November 11, 2016
Can these processes really have gone on for billions of years?
Solar System Theories Challenged
October 25, 2016
"Everything we know about the formation of solar systems might be wrong," say two astronomers who discovered something "very bizarre."
Trending: Moons With Oceans
October 14, 2016
Europa has one. Enceladus has one. Titan might have one. Now, it seems every moon wants an ocean under its crust.
SaturNews and TitaNews
September 16, 2016
New findings are running rings around planetary theories of old age, particularly in the Saturn system.
Dawn of a Young Ceres
September 10, 2016
The largest asteroid has a problem: she's too young to get a date.
SETI Mania Strikes Again
September 4, 2016
Another unexplained anomaly has SETI enthusiasts scrambling for their telescopes.
Dark Matter: Now You See It, Now You Don't
August 30, 2016
All detectors fail to find dark matter. So how can a whole galaxy be made of it?
Hope, Not Evidence, Drives Astrobiology
August 25, 2016
Earth-size exoplanets are not evidence for alien life. They are evidence for orbiting bodies.
Radiation, Mistakes, and Assumptions
August 19, 2016
Three news items about atomic radiation should cause us to beware of academic overstatement.
Secularists Use Intelligent Design Reasoning
August 18, 2016
Data from a star are hard to reconcile with natural causes. Are super-intelligent aliens at work?
Mars Life Hopes Reduced
August 12, 2016
Key assumptions about habitability on Mars have fallen, but astrobiologists try to keep hope alive.
Is Dark Matter Going the Way of Phlogiston?
July 21, 2016
There is no exotic dark matter, according to the most sensitive search to date. The ramifications for cosmology are enormous.