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Can SETI Avoid Intelligent Design Implications by Rebranding?

A SETI leader thinks the label has outlived its usefulness and does not reflect what SETI scientists actually do.

Late Heavy Bombardment Myth Is Dying

A favorite tale from the Apollo era, the so-called Late Heavy Bombardment, is being bombarded itself.

Astronomical Theories Totally Wrong and Upside Down

From the planetary scale to the cosmic scale, astronomers are throwing away textbooks.
Cassini at Saturn

It’s Official: Saturn’s Rings Are Young

There's no stretching the truth any more. Cassini data have led all the ringmasters to the conclusion that the rings of Saturn are not billions of years old.

Video: An Interview with Dr Henry Richter

Rocket scientist Henry Richter describes how he got interested in the requirements for life on "Spacecraft Earth."

Planetary Youth Continues After Cassini

The data gathering phase is over, but the data mining phase will continue for years. This entry also shares some news about other solar system objects showing youthfulness.

Habitable Planets Just Got Much More Rare

If this scientist’s theory about the origin of magnetic fields is correct, habitable planets will be few and far between. Earth has a magnetic field sufficient to support life. Venus does not. Why does “Earth’s twin” lack this protective shield? According to secular geophysicists, a magnetic field is generated by a dynamo in a planet’s […]

Nuts for Aliens

Believers in space aliens, or even space bacteria, have cast all restraint to the wind. SETI today is indistinguishable from a cult, and so is its stepchild, astrobiology.

Earth as a Living, Breathing Planet: Is It Unique?

A new NASA video based on 20 years of data from earth-orbiting satellites will awe viewers.

New Guidebook for Earthlings Published

A new book by two CEH authors can help readers understand their spacecraft and its mission. Dr Henry Richter, distinguished NASA scientist, former Caltech professor and inventor, the last surviving manager of Explorer 1 (January 31, 1958), has a new book worth sharing. Its title appeals to all readers on the planet: Spacecraft Earth: A […]

Anomalies in Planetary Magnetic Fields

Something is terribly wrong in the geodynamo theory for magnetic fields.
Triton from Voyager 2, 8/25/89

Planet Party Busted by Triton

Theories can be like parties with tantalizing speculations until big, whopping anomalies spoil the fun.

Enceladus Cannot Spout for Billions of Years

You can tell when theorists are getting desperate. Their assumptions get more and more implausible, and they gloss over falsifying facts.

Giant Planet Sends Planetologists Scrambling

Secular astronomers are experts in telling the public about things that are observed but should not exist.

Beware of Overconfident Dating Methods

Simplistic presentations about how scientists date rocks overlook the worldview assumptions involved.
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