Concretions Can Form Rapidly
May 8, 2018
The spherical inclusions inside geological layers do not take millions of years to form, Japanese scientists say. Concretions are eye-catching. Varying in size from peas to cannonballs, the almost perfectly spherical balls that erode out of geological layers seem almost too perfect to be natural. Science Daily indicates that scientists, not only laypersons, are mystified […]
Mars Is Not a “Life-Friendly” Star Wars Planet
May 5, 2018
The new Mars InSight lander that launched this morning will be digging for geology, not life. Most likely, as before, it will find lifeless dirt and rock.
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.
Dust a Major Problem on Non-Earth Worlds
February 28, 2018
You can't just beam down to a planet and start walking around. That dust under your feet can cause major problems.
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.
Our Solar System Appears Odd to Astronomers *
January 29, 2018
Our solar system is an oddball, conclude astronomers who looked at hundreds of planetary systems around other stars. *Audio version available.
Bacteria Rule the Earth
December 14, 2017
Bacteria are inescapable. They're everywhere. Fortunately, many of them are here for good.
Saturnians Are Safe from Cassini Germs
September 15, 2017
Cassini scientists crashed their spacecraft into Saturn today in order to protect possible life forms on Titan, Enceladus and other moons.
Secularists Can Believe Mars Had a Global Flood
June 6, 2017
Mars has no liquid water today, but water must have covered much of the planet in the past. How? Nobody knows.
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?