NASA Verdict: Most Exoplanets Are Not Habitable
October 23, 2018
Superflares from the majority of stars would likely sterilize any planet in its "habitable zone."
How Did Earth Get Its Phosphorus?
September 12, 2018
The element phosphorus is hard to get to a planet's surface where it is needed.
Astrobiology Survives on Passionate Hope
September 3, 2018
Without the words 'might' and 'could,' astrobiologists would have nothing to say.
Richter Scaling: Is Funding for Astrobiology and SETI Justified?
August 7, 2018
Should the government fleece taxpayers again for a project with almost zero chance for success? Consider two "Richter scales" that should inform hopes.
Poison Water Detected on Mars
July 26, 2018
Mars mania has struck again, with the latest announcement that a "lake" of water may exist under the red planet's polar ice cap.
The Frantic Determination of Some Scientists to Discover Life Elsewhere
July 6, 2018
We often hear exciting news about 'habitable planets' that might have life, or at least the 'building blocks of life.' Are these reports based on sound thinking about the requirements?
Most Exoplanets Are Probably Not Habitable
June 26, 2018
More astrobiologists are coming to the "depressing" conclusion that we are alone in the universe, but it's only depressing if you're an evolutionist.
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.
Star Formation Theories Fail to Shine
May 10, 2018
Big things are wrong in astrophysics, say several news articles.
Astrobiology Still Has No Biology
April 11, 2018
Number of worlds beyond Earth where life has been discovered: zero. Number of optimistic articles about life in outer space: hundreds per year.
Cosmologists Out of Touch with Reality
April 6, 2018
Secular cosmologists can't find things that they tell us should exist. Is reality the problem, or is it dead-end thinking instead?
Viruses From Distant Lands Fall from the Sky
February 21, 2018
Every day, billions of viruses are carried by high winds from continent to continent.
Bacteria Rule the Earth
December 14, 2017
Bacteria are inescapable. They're everywhere. Fortunately, many of them are here for good.
Habitable Planets Just Got Much More Rare
December 13, 2017
If this scientist’s theory about the origin of magnetic fields is correct, habitable planets will be few and far between. Earth has a magnetic field sufficient to support life. Venus does not. Why does “Earth’s twin” lack this protective shield? According to secular geophysicists, a magnetic field is generated by a dynamo in a planet’s […]