Prediction: NASA Will Not Find Life on Mars
February 17, 2021
The Perseverance rover landed today. As usual, the search for life is a priority for the mission.
Astrobiology: The Perfect Swarm
March 6, 2020
Come join the Astrobiology Storytelling Society! You'll never be out of work!
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.
Moon Losing Its Water
April 24, 2019
The moon loses more water than it receives from the solar wind or meteorites. How long has that been going on?
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?
NASA Commemorates Apollo 8 Genesis Reading
December 12, 2018
A major event for the 50th Anniversary of Apollo didn't shy away from the historic Bible reading from the moon.
NASA-JPL Loves Halloween but Despises Christmas
October 31, 2018
NASA's premiere planetary lab goes nuts at Halloween, but fears the word Christmas. You can only have a Holiday Party in December.
Astrobiology Survives on Passionate Hope
September 3, 2018
Without the words 'might' and 'could,' astrobiologists would have nothing to say.
Breaking News! Enceladus Is Dead!
June 30, 2018
Is water alive? Are organic molecules alive? No; they're dead. Someone needs to bring some sense into reporting about life in outer space.
OOL Cells Are DOA
June 21, 2018
NASA throws money at origin-of-life (OOL) studies that are doomed to failure, and at education programs to tell students that futility is good science.
Climate Science Underestimates Natural Sources of Warming
June 18, 2018
Scientists discover two more potent sources of greenhouse gases, both of which have nothing to do with human activity.
NASA Resurrects SETI
May 11, 2018
SETI has had no success since the 1950s. It lost government funding in 1993. It still has had no success. Why is the government throwing tax dollars at it again?
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.
JPL Honors Explorer 1 Manager on 60th Anniversary *
January 31, 2018
Dr Henry Richter, who has contributed articles to CEH, is a VIP at NASA's 60th Anniversary celebration of America's first satellite. *Audio version included.