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.
Late Heavy Bombardment Myth Is Dying
January 24, 2018
A favorite tale from the Apollo era, the so-called Late Heavy Bombardment, is being bombarded itself.
Astronomical Theories Totally Wrong and Upside Down
January 12, 2018
From the planetary scale to the cosmic scale, astronomers are throwing away textbooks.
It’s Official: Saturn’s Rings Are Young
January 3, 2018
There's no stretching the truth any more. Cassini data have led all the ringmasters to the conclusion that the rings of Saturn are not billions of years old.
Habitable Planets Just Got Much More Rare
December 13, 2017
If this scientist’s theory about the origin of magnetic fields is correct, habitable planets will be few and far between. Earth has a magnetic field sufficient to support life. Venus does not. Why does “Earth’s twin” lack this protective shield? According to secular geophysicists, a magnetic field is generated by a dynamo in a planet’s […]
Planet Party Busted by Triton
November 16, 2017
Theories can be like parties with tantalizing speculations until big, whopping anomalies spoil the fun.
Ring Around the Dwarf Planet Says ‘I’m Young’
October 13, 2017
You can't declare something old just because your worldview requires it to be old.