Mars Meteorite Shakes Up Stories of Solar System Formation
June 17, 2022
A long-held assumption about isotope ratios contradicts prevailing views about planet formation.
Activity in Jupiter Moons Defies Long Ages
April 20, 2022
New findings continue a running theme: the real solar system doesn't look like the expected solar system.
Geologists Smash Pluto to Make it Look Old
February 7, 2022
Planetary scientists pull out their tried-and-true all-purpose explanation: impacts.
Forcing Planets into Line
July 30, 2020
You can't make a planet do what your model says it must do to exist, unless it cooperates in your imagination.
Anti-Theism Makes Cosmologists Go Crazy
September 30, 2019
Professing themselves to be wise, the professors became fools.
What Science Doesn’t Know
August 23, 2019
For all the confident triumphalism scientists display, there are major things they do not grasp.
Gold from Starstuff, or a Fool’s Gold Scenario?
May 8, 2019
If you tweak your scenario hard enough, it will give you anything you want.
Ultima Thule Baffles Astronomers
February 11, 2019
Another first flyby has astronomers scratching their heads.
Initial Views of Ultima Thule from New Horizons Show Young Object
January 2, 2019
Ultima Thule, the farthest object ever visited up close by a spacecraft, looks like a snowman.
Surprising Water Found on Inner Solar System Objects
December 13, 2018
Recently-visited objects in the inner solar system show evidence of water ice or volatile materials.
Crater Count Dating: Self-Secondaries Reduce Age Estimates
October 30, 2018
A standard method for inferring the ages of planetary surfaces continues to be plagued by bad assumptions.
Latest Evidence that Saturn and Its Rings Are Young
October 8, 2018
A new set of post-Cassini papers has to deal with observational facts: Saturn's rings cannot last billions of years.
Poison Water Detected on Mars
July 26, 2018
Mars mania has struck again, with the latest announcement that a "lake" of water may exist under the red planet's polar ice cap.
Planet Origin Theories Contradict Physics
June 28, 2018
Materialists sound much more confident than they are about their theories for the origin of planets.
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.