Counting Craters: Bad Assumptions Undermine Reliability
January 29, 2019
A new chronology of Earth/moon history reaches conclusions that are so assumption-ridden as to be worthless.
Saturn’s Rings Not Just Young, but “Very Young”
January 18, 2019
Cassini scientists now have reduced the rings' age by an order of magnitude, as if they formed practically "yesterday."
The Moon Kills Visitors
January 16, 2019
China's experiment to grow plants on the moon failed in one day.
Initial Views of Ultima Thule from New Horizons Show Young Object
January 2, 2019
Ultima Thule, the farthest object ever visited up close by a spacecraft, looks like a snowman.
Genesis Remembered in Apollo 8 Anniversary
December 23, 2018
Would NASA and Big Media censor the Christmas Eve broadcast 50 years ago that included reading from Genesis?
Exoplanets Are Young, Too
December 22, 2018
Observations cause a major upset in planet formation theory, and the time needed for evolution.
Saturn, the Bringer of Youth
December 20, 2018
More discoveries of youthful phenomena contradict Gustav Holst's musical tribute to "Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age."
Surprising Water Found on Inner Solar System Objects
December 13, 2018
Recently-visited objects in the inner solar system show evidence of water ice or volatile materials.
NASA Commemorates Apollo 8 Genesis Reading
December 12, 2018
A major event for the 50th Anniversary of Apollo didn't shy away from the historic Bible reading from the moon.
Earth’s Magnetic Field Decaying at an Alarming Rate
December 11, 2018
The biosphere depends on earth's magnetic field, but it has been decaying rapidly for 1500 years.
Will Mars InSight Bring Clear Vision?
November 26, 2018
Now that NASA's latest Mars lander has successfully deployed, what findings are worth watching?
May the Weak Force Be With You
November 25, 2018
We couldn't live without the weak force, the least understood and underappreciated natural force.
Another Method to Heat Enceladus Falls Short
November 20, 2018
How do you power geysers emitting more heat than Yellowstone on a little moon for billions of years?
SETI: A Fact-Free Occult Cult with Money
November 2, 2018
The science behind SETI is just window dressing. Believers obsess on space aliens with religious zeal, not evidence.
Crater Count Dating: Self-Secondaries Reduce Age Estimates
October 30, 2018
A standard method for inferring the ages of planetary surfaces continues to be plagued by bad assumptions.