How to Keep the Solar System Old: Struggle and Hope
December 2, 2022
Keeping the consensus age of the solar system is vital to evolution, but observations keep getting in the way.
Venus Is Erupting
July 20, 2020
If new indirect observations are correct, Venus is an active planet today with huge volcanoes.
Extinctions: A Playground for Darwin Storytellers
May 28, 2020
The fossils show that many species are gone from our planet. But explaining how they went extinct depends on one's worldview beliefs.
Why Did God Create Cannabis?
October 13, 2019
With the accelerating trend toward legalization of this psychoactive plant, what should Bible believers think?
50 Years After Apollo, Our Moon Is Still Mysterious
July 16, 2019
Scientists in the 1960s were confident that the moon missions would solve their problems with lunar origins.
Space Aliens Still AWOL
June 20, 2019
Aliens should be everywhere, but the heavens remain eerily silent. The faith goes on.
Saturn’s Rings Not Just Young, but “Very Young”
January 18, 2019
Cassini scientists now have reduced the rings' age by an order of magnitude, as if they formed practically "yesterday."
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.
Did Earth Get Its Water from Meteor Squirt Guns?
April 28, 2018
You can't just fire bullets at pumice and claim that Earth got its oceans that way.
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.
Planetary Youth Continues After Cassini
December 19, 2017
The data gathering phase is over, but the data mining phase will continue for years. This entry also shares some news about other solar system objects showing youthfulness.
Planet Party Busted by Triton
November 16, 2017
Theories can be like parties with tantalizing speculations until big, whopping anomalies spoil the fun.
Trending: Moons With Oceans
October 14, 2016
Europa has one. Enceladus has one. Titan might have one. Now, it seems every moon wants an ocean under its crust.
Why Astronomers Hammer Planets
September 6, 2016
Secular planetary scientists have a skeleton key that unlocks any planetary mystery: the BFH.
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.