Forcing Planets into Line
July 30, 2020
You can't make a planet do what your model says it must do to exist, unless it cooperates in your imagination.
Our Moon Refuses to Obey Scientists
July 14, 2020
The neat theories for the origin of the moon and its subsequent evolution unravel when you try to stuff long ages into a young body.
What the Apollo Rock Samples Revealed About the Moon
July 19, 2019
The lunar rocks changed what scientists thought they knew about our satellite, but raised many more questions.
Lunar Scientists Fight the Dust
July 18, 2019
This entry continues our recap of lunar science in the 50 years since Apollo 11.
Lunar Mysteries Plague Materialist Theories 50 Years After Apollo
July 17, 2019
Apollo was supposed to decide between 3 competing theories for the moon's origin. Conclusion: all 3 were wrong.
Young Pluto Stuns Scientists with Astonishing Maps
July 16, 2018
New color maps score high on the Wow Factor. How can this lonely dwarf planet still be active? Its moon Charon looks young, too.
Planet Party Busted by Triton
November 16, 2017
Theories can be like parties with tantalizing speculations until big, whopping anomalies spoil the fun.
Moon Origin Story Collapses
September 13, 2016
In a one-two punch, discoveries undermine the accepted story of the moon's origin and its subsequent history.
Dino Extinction Story Is a Fable, Paleontologist Says
May 24, 2016
What they tell you on TV and in biology class about birds outlasting the dinosaurs has paltry little evidence.
Dinosaur Extinction Rewritten Again
April 22, 2016
Who will go back and fix the animations?
Lunar Tunes: Do Impacts Ring a Bell?
June 12, 2014
By looking at current dust and craters, cosmologists think they can hear the echoes of an impact that created the moon. Is that lunar, or looney?