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.
Miracles in Solar System Origin Theories
September 14, 2017
Skipping over a difficulty because it can't be solved scientifically: that's one giant backward leap for theory kind.
Solar System Theories Challenged
October 25, 2016
"Everything we know about the formation of solar systems might be wrong," say two astronomers who discovered something "very bizarre."
Hot Jupiters: Astronomers Blew It
March 31, 2016
The experts were (and are) wrong about how planets form, new data from a weird exoplanet show.
Solar System Is Weird Only if It Is Old
March 14, 2016
To someone who believes the solar system is billions of years old, no wonder its contents look weird.
Accretion: The Missing Link in Planetary Evolution
February 3, 2004
Every school child has seen artwork of planets evolving from a disk of dust and gas around a star like our sun, but there’s a missing link in the story. How did the dust particles stick together?