Extraordinary Claim: Life on Venus?
September 15, 2020
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence, scientists like to say. One smelly molecule is not enough to claim life.
Is Climate Change An Existential Threat?
March 26, 2020
There's an uncanny parallel between climate change and evolution: which is, how skeptics of the consensus are treated.
Global Policies Can Trust Fake Science
January 30, 2019
Some matters are just too complicated to know with certainty. Here's another "whoops" moment in climate science.
Bacteria Rule the Earth
December 14, 2017
Bacteria are inescapable. They're everywhere. Fortunately, many of them are here for good.
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.
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?
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.
Astrobiology: The Joy of Being Wrong
August 18, 2015
An astrobiologist looks forward to the day when everything he says is totally wrong.
Tiny Organisms Control the World
July 19, 2015
An unexpected source that regulates global climate is found among the smallest of living things.
Of Brontosaurus, Cartoons, and Revisionism
April 7, 2015
With the resurrection of Brontosaurus as a valid dinosaur name after a century of repudiation, what's a kid to think? Thoughts on science's arbitrary and tentative nature.
Planet Rotation Limits Habitability
August 15, 2014
Life can't exist on a planet that rotates too fast or slow. This is another Goldilocks problem for astrobiologists to consider.