Van Allen Belts Protect Earth from Solar Wind
June 11, 2018
Geophysicists are still puzzling over how the earth's magnetic field and Van Allen radiation belts protect the surface from deadly particles in the solar wind.
Earth Is a Safe Haven
May 23, 2018
Recent news articles show how mechanisms protect earth's inhabitants from a hail of bullets overhead.
Little Bugs with Mighty Powers
April 30, 2018
Bugs so small you could step on them, but if we were their size, we could never do what they do.
Earth Magnetic Field Still Decaying
March 7, 2018
Old-earth belief tries to paper over a disturbing fact with speculative models, but 160 years of measurements show the strength of our planet's magnetic field is dropping fast.
February 13, 2018
One can't fault astronomers for not knowing everything – only for pretending to. Here are some reports indicating they have a long way to go.
Anomalies in Planetary Magnetic Fields
November 17, 2017
Something is terribly wrong in the geodynamo theory for magnetic fields.
Earth’s Magnetic Field Protects Us from Solar Sneezes
July 31, 2017
By capturing solar 'sneezes' of high-energy charged particles, the Van Allen Belts provide a prime example of how the earth and its space environment are designed to allow and protect life.
The Habitability Habit: Exaggerating Earth-Likeness
July 26, 2017
Secularists put too much hope on some aspects of Earth-like exoplanets, but sometimes reality keeps their imaginations in check.
Earth Magnetic Field Plays Music
February 25, 2017
Like a finely-tuned instrument, the earth's magnetic field creates standing-wave vibrations as it protects life.
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.
"Extraordinary" Radiocarbon Anomaly Found in Tree Rings
January 19, 2017
A tree ring sample from a bristlecone pine reveals something weird happened to the sun around 5480 BC.
Are Paleomagnetic Measurements Reliable?
February 19, 2016
Dating of past geophysical history depends on magnetic measurements that may be in error.
What You're Not Being Told About Earth's Magnetic Field
April 17, 2015
The simple story for the public: a dynamo creates the earth's magnetic field. The real story: complex scenario needed to start it and keep it running.
Earth as a Habitable Planet
September 29, 2014
When viewed as a planet among planets, Earth is surprisingly surprising, considering how close it is to scientists' investigating eyes.
Of Planets and People
September 29, 2014
Here's a quick tour of the planets to see what's newsworthy.