Moon Water and Magnetism Mystifies Astronomers
May 12, 2013
Two mysteries from the moon are forcing revisions to textbooks. One concerns water in moon minerals. The other concerns the moon's magnetic field.
Trouble for Mars Lifers
May 8, 2013
Evidence disputes Mars water, let alone life. It's looking like a toxic place. Besides, where would the water come from?
Saturn's Rings Impacted by Meteoroids
April 30, 2013
Cassini has observed clouds of dust from meteoroids hitting the rings. The data will "impact" theories of the rings' origin and age.
SETI, Said He, Isn't Ready, Said She
April 22, 2013
The search for extra-terrestrial intelligence is like a detective story without a body. All those new planets, but no signal—at least not one that most scientists will accept.
Titan's Methane Still Puzzles Scientists
April 16, 2013
The methane in Titan's atmosphere should be long gone, and may be disappearing soon, planetologists say.
Bimbo Eruptions in the Solar System
April 6, 2013
Planetary origin theories come across as popular and charismatic, till some little moon pops off and says, "Yoo-hoo! Remember me?"
Scientific Findings Can Be Counterintuitive
March 28, 2013
Here are examples of recent claims in science that seem to contradict what some would consider intuitively obvious. They should be kept in mind when evaluating other scientific truisms, like evolution.
Lunar Impact Theory Is All Wet
February 21, 2013
Significant amounts of water in lunar rocks cast into doubt the popular impact theory for the origin of the moon.
OOL Follies: Evolutionists Ignore the Obvious Questions
February 13, 2013
In origin-of-life (OOL) research, any partial solution seems good enough, even if the big questions go unanswered.
Evaluating the Chicxulub Impact Dinosaur Extinction Hypothesis
February 10, 2013
Science Magazine claimed the Mexican crater named Chicxulub is the smoking gun of the dinosaurs' demise, and the media fell in line. Are there reasons to doubt the story?
Rare Moments of Glory: Planetary Scientists Admit Seeing "Lucky" Circumstances
February 2, 2013
Why are we seeing young phenomena in the planets if they are billions of years old? Some scientists are abandoning uniformitarian assumptions and admitting we are lucky to be witnessing them in "rare moments of glory."
Titan and Mercury: Challenges to Billions of Years
January 18, 2013
News from Titan and Mercury continue to challenge current theories that they formed billions of years ago.
Uranium-Lead Dating Fraught With Discordance
January 8, 2013
Behind the confidence of uranium-lead dates hides worry about numbers that don't match up.
A Brain Wouldn't Survive Star Travel
January 6, 2013
Don't take a star trek unless you want to arrive demented.
Faint Young Sun Paradox Solution Criticized
January 5, 2013
A proposed solution for keeping the Earth warm when the sun was 25% cooler leaves other evolutionists doubtful.