Titan Is Running Away from Saturn
July 1, 2020
When a scientist up-ends what was long believed, how confident can they be about what they believe now? Don't outrun observations.
Saturn Scientists Dodge Age Issues
June 19, 2020
Several papers have appeared this month about Saturn and its moons, but they all gloss over the implications for long ages.
Saturn-Day and Moon-Day Arrive
October 12, 2019
Last Saturday, we looked at news about Saturn and its rings. This "Saturn"-day we look at news about Saturn's moons.
News for Saturn-Day
October 5, 2019
This entry scours some of the latest papers from Cassini for statements about the age of Saturn and its rings and inner moons.
Debate Is Over: Saturn Is Young
April 23, 2019
Scientists have run out of options to keep Saturn and its rings and moons billions of years old. It's time to face the music.
Saturn’s Rings Not Just Young, but “Very Young”
January 18, 2019
Cassini scientists now have reduced the rings' age by an order of magnitude, as if they formed practically "yesterday."
Pluto Rivals Earth in Geological Complexity
September 14, 2018
Call it what you will, Pluto is a planet of surprises. Its active geology is second only to Earth's, say two planetary scientists.
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.
Europa May Be Another Geyser Moon
May 15, 2018
A re-assessment of data from the Galileo spacecraft appears to confirm suspected eruptions from the surface of Europa, Jupiter's icy moon.
After Cassini, Titan Still a Problem for Long Ages
May 3, 2018
The scientist who predicted a global ocean on Titan 35 years ago is still baffled over why Cassini did not find it.
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.
Origin-of-Life Speculation Is Out of ContrOOL
February 2, 2018
OOL is short for Origin of Life. There's only one theory that works. The rest are so improbable, their supporters go to ridiculous lengths to believe them.
Bacteria Rule the Earth
December 14, 2017
Bacteria are inescapable. They're everywhere. Fortunately, many of them are here for good.
Evolutionists Offer Trick or Treat to Space Aliens
October 30, 2017
True believers in space evolution have gone totally spooky.
Cassini Continues to Unveil Youth at Saturn
October 20, 2017
Reports from Cassini's last days, even up to its last gasps as it plunged into Saturn on September 15, are not supporting long ages.