Our Solar System Appears Odd to Astronomers *
January 29, 2018
Our solar system is an oddball, conclude astronomers who looked at hundreds of planetary systems around other stars. *Audio version available.
Lightning Can Produce Carbon-14
November 29, 2017
In a surprise announcement, Japanese researchers found that lightning bolts can be powerful enough to cause nuclear fission, leading to new isotopes— including carbon-14.
Facing Reality About Life on Other Planets: Moon, Atmosphere, and Mass
August 29, 2017
This is part 3 of Dr Henry Richter's discussion on the requirements for life to exist on a planet elsewhere in the universe.
Habitability Requires the Right Kind of Star
August 19, 2017
This is a continuation of my discussion on the requirements to allow life to exist on a planet elsewhere in the universe.
Life Helps Protect the Planet
July 1, 2017
When humans make a mess of things, our fellow organisms try to help. That's no excuse for our failures to be good stewards.
Juno Finds a ‘Whole New Jupiter’
June 29, 2017
Paradigms are collapsing as the Juno spacecraft gets a good look at the giant planet's poles for
More Reasons to Doubt Consensus
June 17, 2017
Recent scientific papers cast doubt on the ability of researchers to understand systems as complex as climate.
Doubts About Climate Consensus
May 16, 2017
Several papers make it hard to believe that humans are to blame for climate change, or that scientists even know what is going on.
What You Are Not Being Told About Earth's Magnetic Field
January 23, 2017
All you need to know is right here: (1) scientists don't understand it, and (2) without it we would be dead. Read more if you dare.
Activity on Planets Suggests Youth
November 11, 2016
Can these processes really have gone on for billions of years?
Trending: Transparency in Climate Models
October 31, 2016
It's a little late to begin a new climate of transparency among climatologists. What does that imply about the past?
Moon Just Got 100-fold Younger
October 12, 2016
New study of craters shows that moon's surface gets churned every 81,000 years, not every million years.
When Data Doesn't Fit the Consensus
October 8, 2016
Like evolutionists, climate scientists have ways of oversimplifying or neglecting inputs that could challenge their paradigm.
Can the Same Winds Blow for 42 Million Years?
September 14, 2016
Uncritical dependence on the Geologic Column forces secular scientists into contorted positions.
Hope, Not Evidence, Drives Astrobiology
August 25, 2016
Earth-size exoplanets are not evidence for alien life. They are evidence for orbiting bodies.