Time to Revisit the Lunar Dust Problem?
July 18, 2018
How deep should lunar dust get over billions of years? Opinions have vacillated between extremes, but a new study might open up the debate again.
Lightning Fries Impact Theory
July 18, 2017
A signature in rock that was thought to come from extraterrestrial impacts could have been caused by plain old lightning. “Impact Geologists, Beware!” That’s the headline of a short paper in Geophysical Research Letters by H. J. Melosh of Purdue. His subtitle is, “A Cautionary Tale for Impact Geologists.” Why the alarm? Another “proxy” for […]
Water Theories Evaporate
March 20, 2017
After decades of telling the public comets brought Earth's water, scientists are giving up on the idea. It was volcanoes, now they say.
Moon Origin Models Require Cheating
June 1, 2015
You can't get Earth's moon from a planetary collision without quasi-miraculous tweaks to the models.
Impacts: Creators or Destroyers?
September 3, 2014
Some astronomers invest a lot of creative power in bangs, crashes and explosions.
June 29, 2014
Here are some silly evolution claims crossing the news wires. Some evolutionists appear to have little more to do than speculate and spin stories.