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How to Keep the Solar System Old: Struggle and Hope

Keeping the consensus age of the solar system is vital to evolution, but observations keep getting in the way.

Venus Was Never Habitable

Venus has bad news and bad news: it was never earthlike, and models to determine its habitability are unreliable.

Planetary Scientists Are Myth-Directed

They imagine life on every planet. But it is illogical to build a case on a sample size of one.

Water on the Planetary Science Brain

Hydrocephaly is a physical brain ailment, but hydrobioscopy is a philosophical brain malady.

Smelly Gas on Venus Was Never Alive

A brief flap about possible life on the solar system's most inhospitable planet showcases the gullibility of materialists.

Extraordinary Claim: Life on Venus?

Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence, scientists like to say. One smelly molecule is not enough to claim life.

Imagination Running Rampant in Science

Science reporters and scientists have lost all respect for evidence. They spin imaginative tales with reckless abandon.

Venus Is Erupting

If new indirect observations are correct, Venus is an active planet today with huge volcanoes.

Space Aliens Still AWOL

Aliens should be everywhere, but the heavens remain eerily silent. The faith goes on.

Astrobiology Still Has No Biology

Number of worlds beyond Earth where life has been discovered: zero. Number of optimistic articles about life in outer space: hundreds per year.

Our Solar System Appears Odd to Astronomers *

Our solar system is an oddball, conclude astronomers who looked at hundreds of planetary systems around other stars. *Audio version available.

Planetary Youth Continues After Cassini

The data gathering phase is over, but the data mining phase will continue for years. This entry also shares some news about other solar system objects showing youthfulness.
Triton from Voyager 2, 8/25/89

Planet Party Busted by Triton

Theories can be like parties with tantalizing speculations until big, whopping anomalies spoil the fun.

Activity on Planets Suggests Youth

Can these processes really have gone on for billions of years?

Hope, Not Evidence, Drives Astrobiology

Earth-size exoplanets are not evidence for alien life. They are evidence for orbiting bodies.
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