The Moon Kills Visitors
January 16, 2019
China's experiment to grow plants on the moon failed in one day.
Genesis Remembered in Apollo 8 Anniversary
December 23, 2018
Would NASA and Big Media censor the Christmas Eve broadcast 50 years ago that included reading from Genesis?
Surprising Water Found on Inner Solar System Objects
December 13, 2018
Recently-visited objects in the inner solar system show evidence of water ice or volatile materials.
Will Mars InSight Bring Clear Vision?
November 26, 2018
Now that NASA's latest Mars lander has successfully deployed, what findings are worth watching?
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.