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More Challenges to Astrobiology

There aren't likely as many places to live outside of Earth as earlier hoped.

Life from Sun Flares?

A NASA scientist proposes that a period of superflares on the early sun zapped life into existence on the earth.

SETI Communication Only Outward So Far

While we wait for responses, all we hear are echoes of our own intelligent signals into space.

Earth Twin Still Missing in Exoplanet Trove

The Kepler spacecraft has found 2,325 exoplanets so far, but there's still no place like Earth.

Titan Ethane Still Missing, and Other Planetary Puzzles

We update the problem of Titan's missing ethane and other challenges to billions of years.

Rearranging Deck Chairs on Sinking Planet Theories

Supernovas come in handy as theory rescue devices.

Darwin Can't Win for Losing

Progress must be made with gains, not losses.

Titan Takes the Age Stage

Saturn's giant moon has prompted a flurry of new science papers. Can anyone keep it billions of years old?

Are Saturn's Moons Younger than the Dinosaurs?

Stunning admissions show that secular astronomers can't keep Saturn's moons billions of years old.

Hot Jupiters: Astronomers Blew It

The experts were (and are) wrong about how planets form, new data from a weird exoplanet show.
Ceres

Ceres Shows Serious Youth

The latest high-resolution images from asteroid Ceres show "mysteries" including surprisingly young features.

Astronomers Deal With Outrageous Phenomena

Even for scientists accustomed to big things, some observations seem too outrageous to explain.

First Pluto Papers Published

Planetary scientists have published their first official findings about the 9th planet (or dwarf planet), Pluto.

Solar System Is Weird Only if It Is Old

To someone who believes the solar system is billions of years old, no wonder its contents look weird.

Scientists Going Nuts Over Aliens

Baseless speculations are considered perfectly sane as long as you are a secular materialist.
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