Evolutionist Reveals Magical Beliefs
April 10, 2015
Introducing the "Poof!" Theory of Evolution.
More Attempts to Explain Chirality
March 17, 2015
Despite the hype in some reports, the highly-designed experiments only underscore the problem for origin of life theories.
Water Worlds Tempt with Life, Not Youth
March 13, 2015
More and more planets and moons are suspected of having liquid water, but what should be the logical implications?
Darwinians Fill Gaps With Magic
February 17, 2015
Like rabbits in a magic show, things just "appear" on the Darwin stage. And like magicians, Darwinians don't reveal how the trick is done.
Chance as Evolution's God
February 1, 2015
Astrobiologists and their reporters completely ignore probability in their belief that life began by chance.
Earthbound Martians Go Nuts
December 2, 2014
How 90,000 Earthlings sent greetings to imaginary friends on Mars, and other Martian nuttiness.
Primordial Soup as a Wizard's Potion
November 17, 2014
Certain concepts in materialistic origin of life seem to have more to do with witchcraft than reputable science.
Left-Handed Life: Is the Chirality Problem Near Solution?
October 2, 2014
Cells use only left-handed amino acids and right-handed sugars. A new hypothesis involving the weak nuclear force tries to address this asymmetry.
You Are Not a Martian
August 28, 2013
Every once in awhile, someone "suggests" that life began on Mars, not Earth. Here it comes again from someone who knows better.
Astrobiology: The Science of Could
July 1, 2013
Anything "could" happen. Shouldn't science deal with what does happen and what did happen? The "could" word is rampant in astrobiology literature and origin-of-life studies.
OOLishness: The Imaginary World of Origin-of-Life Studies
March 20, 2013
Why aren't philosophers of science shaming origin-of-life researchers out of the science department? OOL theories depend on imagination, not empirical evidence, for their broad-brush conclusions.
Evolution as Lottery Manipulator
June 22, 2012
Lady Luck is often clearly the stated referee of evolutionary events, but the vast number of times evolution wins suggests design afoot.
Crystal Mysticism Invades Astrobiology
March 20, 2009
Mystical ideas about the life-giving power of crystals usually go with New Age movies and storefronts. Science is above all that, right? Then what is a reader supposed to think of this opening line by Leslie Mullen on Space.com? One of the greatest mysteries about the origin of life is how the necessary ingredients consistently […]
Leslie Orgel’s Last Testament: Pigs Don’t Fly, and Life Doesn’t Just Happen
January 26, 2008
Leslie Orgel's last written article before his death shows no patience for hypothetical scenarios for the origin of life.
OOL on the Rocks
February 15, 2007
Robert Shapiro demolishes the RNA World just in time for Leslie Orgel to demolish Shapiro's own myth. Ashes, ashes; they all fall down.