Lightning Fries Impact Theory
July 18, 2017
A signature in rock that was thought to come from extraterrestrial impacts could have been caused by plain old lightning. “Impact Geologists, Beware!” That’s the headline of a short paper in Geophysical Research Letters by H. J. Melosh of Purdue. His subtitle is, “A Cautionary Tale for Impact Geologists.” Why the alarm? Another “proxy” for […]
Privileged Planet Confirmed!
July 10, 2017
All of the evidence we have now is that we live on a rare planet that is specially designed for intelligent life.
Solar Eclipses: Design or Coincidence?
July 6, 2017
This is a rebuttal to Live Science's article, "Why Total Solar Eclipses Are Total Coincidences," so that readers can make up their own minds.
Juno Finds a ‘Whole New Jupiter’
June 29, 2017
Paradigms are collapsing as the Juno spacecraft gets a good look at the giant planet's poles for
Don’t Trust Scientists Who Were Wrong; Fire Them
June 25, 2017
The best scam is to keep fooling people into trusting your latest ideas even after you've admitted you've been wrong all along.
Secularists Can Believe Mars Had a Global Flood
June 6, 2017
Mars has no liquid water today, but water must have covered much of the planet in the past. How? Nobody knows.
Flat-Earthers Are Evolutionists
June 1, 2017
Let's get our facts straight: It's not Christians who are promoting the most absurd conspiracy theory of all.
Cassini Diving Through Saturn’s Young Rings
May 12, 2017
There's a gap between the D ring and the planet that is empty enough to allow the spacecraft to pass through, taking incredible pictures and data.
Early Earth Was Flat and Ocean-Covered, Secular Scientists Claim
May 9, 2017
No mountains, covered with water — does that sound vaguely familiar?
Weekend Digest, May 6, 2017
May 6, 2017
Here's a collection of quick takes on interesting developments in the science news, from Saturn to a possible cure for malaria; from your liver to Sunday funnies.
Enceladus Pumps Imagination into the Vacuum
April 17, 2017
NASA astrobiologists abandon scientific restraint in a naked push to titillate taxpayers for another vain quest to find life beyond Earth.
Your Mind Can Space Out, But Your Body Belongs on Earth
April 8, 2017
Through the imagination, we can soar through distant galaxies. Sooner or later, physical reality hits home.
Dry Titan Has Static Cling
March 31, 2017
Imagine putting a cat in box of packing peanuts. Something like that happens when Titan's sand dunes grow, some scientists think.
Small Planetary Bodies Unexpectedly Active
March 27, 2017
You would think things would have cooled down after 4.5 billion years. That's not what planetary scientists are observing.
Water Theories Evaporate
March 20, 2017
After decades of telling the public comets brought Earth's water, scientists are giving up on the idea. It was volcanoes, now they say.