Amino Acids Unlikely to Survive on Mars
June 9, 2016
UV radiation quickly degrades amino acids on most Martian minerals, a new study shows.
Life from Sun Flares?
May 23, 2016
A NASA scientist proposes that a period of superflares on the early sun zapped life into existence on the earth.
OOL Without Bluffing Is Nothing
May 16, 2016
Count the hopeful "could" words in a speculative NASA Astrobiology myth.
Barbiturates in Darwin's Warm Little Pond
May 10, 2016
Are barbituates the missing links to the origin of life?
Origin-of-Life Speculation Goes Off the Rails
October 21, 2015
Astrobiologists and their accomplices in the media are finding life everywhere where it isn't or couldn't be. Time to call in the science rangers.
Confusing Building Blocks with Life
September 4, 2015
Astrobiologists and their uncritical reporters continue to commit a logical fallacy regarding necessary and sufficient conditions.
Seriously, Ceres and Comets Look Surprising
August 5, 2015
Here are surprises found at asteroid Ceres and Comet 67P by spacecraft arriving there this year.
More Attempts to Explain Chirality
March 17, 2015
Despite the hype in some reports, the highly-designed experiments only underscore the problem for origin of life theories.
Water Worlds Tempt with Life, Not Youth
March 13, 2015
More and more planets and moons are suspected of having liquid water, but what should be the logical implications?
Chance as Evolution's God
February 1, 2015
Astrobiologists and their reporters completely ignore probability in their belief that life began by chance.
Comets Are Not Life Givers
December 23, 2014
Astrobiologists dream of comets as bearers of life in spite of—not because of—the data from Rosetta's comet.
Astrobiology Has No Bio
December 17, 2014
When you take the "bio" out of astrobiology, what do you get? Is it still a science?
Comet Ocean Theory Debunked
December 11, 2014
Data from the Rosetta mission debunk the notion that comets brought Earth's ocean water. Now they're hoping asteroids could have.
Primordial Soup as a Wizard's Potion
November 17, 2014
Certain concepts in materialistic origin of life seem to have more to do with witchcraft than reputable science.
Of Molecules and Men
September 27, 2014
Atoms and molecules are tiny but can have a big influence on the habitability of planets and astrobiologists' theories about them.