Our Moon Refuses to Obey Scientists
July 14, 2020
The neat theories for the origin of the moon and its subsequent evolution unravel when you try to stuff long ages into a young body.
Titan Is Running Away from Saturn
July 1, 2020
When a scientist up-ends what was long believed, how confident can they be about what they believe now? Don't outrun observations.
Saturn Scientists Dodge Age Issues
June 19, 2020
Several papers have appeared this month about Saturn and its moons, but they all gloss over the implications for long ages.
Origin of Geomagnetism: Bumbling in the Dark Past
June 10, 2020
When did the Earth get its magnetic field? It's important because life depends on it. Watch MIT fumble and stumble over the question.
Landslides on Pluto Happened Quickly
May 7, 2020
If Pluto is really 4.6 billion years old, something happened almost instantaneously out there some time ago. In planetary science, where experts are accustomed to thinking everything is billions of years old, sudden unique events present problems. Almost everything should have settled down by now into a routine. One can certainly argue for exceptions, where […]
Is Climate Change An Existential Threat?
March 26, 2020
There's an uncanny parallel between climate change and evolution: which is, how skeptics of the consensus are treated.
Astrobiology: The Perfect Swarm
March 6, 2020
Come join the Astrobiology Storytelling Society! You'll never be out of work!
Mars InSighters and Mars InBlinders
February 25, 2020
The Mars Insight lander has been on the red planet for a year, looking for evidence of geological activity and life.
How to Lubricate Your Body’s Gears
January 23, 2020
You have gears in your spine. Ask these Swedish researchers who say so, and learn some gear maintenance skills, too.
How Astrobiology Could Be Scientific
January 9, 2020
Despite its propensity for wild speculation about life in space, there's one way Astrobiology could provide useful science.
Energized Dust Bunnies Make Planets?
December 12, 2019
Get a charge out of this new theory: planets were built by statically-charged dust bunnies. Is that all it takes?
Secular Astronomy Fails, I: Solar System
November 6, 2019
From planets to stars to galaxies, objects don't fit the expectations of materialists who work as astronomers.
Saturn-Day and Moon-Day Arrive
October 12, 2019
Last Saturday, we looked at news about Saturn and its rings. This "Saturn"-day we look at news about Saturn's moons.
News for Saturn-Day
October 5, 2019
This entry scours some of the latest papers from Cassini for statements about the age of Saturn and its rings and inner moons.
Why Magnetic Field Decay Matters
October 2, 2019
Earth's magnetic field is vital for life, but it is decaying. To keep it going billions of years, evolutionists gloss over facts.