Enceladus Pumps Imagination into the Vacuum
April 17, 2017
NASA astrobiologists abandon scientific restraint in a naked push to titillate taxpayers for another vain quest to find life beyond Earth.
Searching for Life for Personal Glory
March 6, 2017
Are origin-of-life seekers really trying to understand life, or are they seeking fame and prizes?
Questioning the Sanity of Big Science and Big Media
February 18, 2017
Scientists arrogate to themselves the authority to diagnose insanity, but they and their friends in the mainstream media believe some pretty nutty things.
Mars Madness Hits
February 7, 2017
The Curiosity rover is sending back photos of things mission scientists are struggling to understand.
Big Science Has Corrupted Its Mission
November 17, 2016
If the leading journal Nature is any example, Big Science has unmasked itself as a left-leaning, political, ideological movement.
Activity on Planets Suggests Youth
November 11, 2016
Can these processes really have gone on for billions of years?
Mental Miracles You Don't Know About
October 18, 2016
Your brain and eyes do things that scientists didn't discover till recently.
Anti-Biblical Bias Shaped Geological Opinion
October 17, 2016
Geologists resisted evidence for catastrophic flooding because they wanted to distance themselves from Genesis.
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.
Mars Life Hopes Reduced
August 12, 2016
Key assumptions about habitability on Mars have fallen, but astrobiologists try to keep hope alive.
Juno How Old the Solar System Is?
July 6, 2016
Everyone knows the solar system is 4.5 billion years old. Everyone, that is, except Nature herself.
Only Earth Is a Life Haven
June 23, 2016
Here are more discoveries that make it reasonable to think complex life is rare in the universe, and might be unique to Earth.
Amino Acids Unlikely to Survive on Mars
June 9, 2016
UV radiation quickly degrades amino acids on most Martian minerals, a new study shows.
Pluto Has Active Geology
June 4, 2016
Convection apparently forms the polygonal cells in Sputnik Planum, a large active region on Pluto's surface.
More Challenges to Astrobiology
May 26, 2016
There aren't likely as many places to live outside of Earth as earlier hoped.
Stromatolites and Suppositions
March 15, 2016
We know some things about stromatolites, but we don't know what we don't know.
Solar System Is Weird Only if It Is Old
March 14, 2016
To someone who believes the solar system is billions of years old, no wonder its contents look weird.
Scientists Going Nuts Over Aliens
March 2, 2016
Baseless speculations are considered perfectly sane as long as you are a secular materialist.
Possible Super-Grand Canyon Found Under Antarctica
January 14, 2016
Another record-breaking canyon may exist under the ice of the south polar continent, carved by water.
Stuff Geologists Think They Know Till Tomorrow
December 22, 2015
The science of geology is like quicksand, ever shifting and not rock solid.
Inventing Stars, Solar Systems and Universes
October 31, 2015
Always look into the methods used when scientists speak confidently about models for making things appear out of nowhere.
Origin-of-Life Speculation Goes Off the Rails
October 21, 2015
Astrobiologists and their accomplices in the media are finding life everywhere where it isn't or couldn't be. Time to call in the science rangers.
Mars Life Would Spit Out the Water
October 2, 2015
Finding minimal amounts of salty water contaminated with perchorates is not helpful to life.
August 3, 2015
Magnetism is an important force in astronomy, planetary science and life. Here are news items involving magnets and magnetic fields.
Pluto Inbound Image Stuns Scientists
July 14, 2015
It's not a featureless orb: Pluto has a whale and a heart. A "complex and nuanced" surface shows that Pluto and its large moon Charon had a history.
Where Are the Earth's Impact Craters?
July 13, 2015
The number of impact craters on Earth is almost negligible compared to Mars and the moon. Can erosion explain this?
Admit It: Mars Is Lifeless
July 11, 2015
How much longer does the public have to be told that Mars "might" have life or space aliens "could" be found soon?
Desperately Seeking Life Beyond Earth
July 7, 2015
Earth life cannot be unique. How about you, Mars? Europa, anything? Enceladus? Comet 67P? Please break the silence!
Instant Islands and Ecology
May 19, 2015
A new volcanic island near Japan recalls the rapid colonization of Iceland's Surtsey island in 1963.
Moon, Mercury, and Magnetic Fields
May 8, 2015
After the crash of MESSENGER, magnetic fields in the solar system have become a key topic for planetary science.