Category: Extraterrestrial life
|May 1, 2014||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, Intelligent Design, News|
Except to imaginative artists’ conceptions of landscapes on other planets. There’s a fatal flaw.
|April 30, 2014||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, Fine tuning, Intelligent Design|
If there are “no special requirements for a star to host a planet with life” (= any old fireball will do), where ARE all those space aliens anyway?
|April 22, 2014||Posted by Eric Anderson under Biology, Evolution, Extraterrestrial life, Origin Of Life|
One of the wonderful things about the internet is the jaw-dropping amount of information available – literally at our fingertips. Never before in history has the common individual had so much knowledge and experience and expertise available for the learning. To be sure, there is plenty on the internet that is incomplete, wrong, or downright […]
|April 17, 2014||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, News|
A moon, the researchers claim, could actually be a disadvantage for origin of life.
|April 7, 2014||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, Intelligent Design, Origin Of Life|
To export all the OOL problems to Enceladus on the basis of the mere possibility of liquid water testifies to the strength of desire, not the power of reason.
|February 27, 2014||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, Intelligent Design, Just For Fun, News|
How about a rock that does not have an aging process and has negligible metabolism, but does have a brain composed of non-living elements? … To avoid needless novelization, let’s assume that it is of low, not high intelligence, something like that of a turtle.
|February 12, 2014||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, News|
No one claims that these organics are on their way to becoming life; the hope is that organics will turn out to be more plentiful in apparently inhospitable venues than formerly thought.
|February 1, 2014||Posted by scordova under Extraterrestrial life, Intelligent Design, Privileged planet|
[ HT: KRock] The aim of this essay is to set the record straight on behalf of Norm Geisler in the landmark creation-evolution case Mclean vs. Arkansas as well exploring a few connections of ID/creation/evolution with Extra Terrestrials (ETs) and certain religious ideas. Ironically, the Uncommon Descent weblog owes much of its existence to an […]
Former Canadian Defence minister said US is plotting an intergalactic war, Stephen Hawking not helping matters
|February 1, 2014||Posted by scordova under Extraterrestrial life, Humor, News|
[This is a light-hearted precursor to a more serious essay I’m writing about ID/Creationism and Extra-Terrestrials. Other than being a pre-cursor to that essay it has no ID content.] embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt Denyse reported earlier on the former Canadian Defence Minister Paul Hellyer. Wiki has this to say about him: In November 2005, […]
|February 1, 2014||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, News, Origin Of Life|
Well, the universe was warmer then … astrophysicist offers.
|January 31, 2014||Posted by News under Exoplanets, Extraterrestrial life, News|
Problem – The big recent news has been the discovery of highly complex life forms (comb jellies) from 600 million years ago near the beginning of the life we actually know. Fire and ice are not the source of this complexity
|January 30, 2014||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, Intelligent Design, News|
NASA continues to insist that it isn’t hiding stuff that would make it the world’s most important science agency just now, and swiftly reverse funding cutbacks.
|January 17, 2014||Posted by News under Culture, Extraterrestrial life, Intelligent Design, News|
If they are not trying to communicate, we can be fairly sure they are not trying to take over, let alone sell something, promote a religion, or … waste us for our environment sins.
|January 13, 2014||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, News, Origin Of Life|
Remember Rosie Redfield, who questioned NASA’s (since widely dismissed) claims for arsenic-eating bacteria?
|January 10, 2014||Posted by News under Culture, Extraterrestrial life, Just For Fun, News|
Thought you could grow up and get away from dreary lectures about your wrong values, did you? Wrong-O.
|January 10, 2014||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, News|
Now, if only liquid water was all that was needed for life. How did the subterranean life on Earth come to be there anyway?
|January 7, 2014||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, Intelligent Design, News|
Notice how conventional moralizing (“war is bad”) hits the world headlines if space aliens can be linked to it, with no evidence whatsoever and no expectation of any.
|January 7, 2014||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, Intelligent Design, Multiverse|
Most of what is going wrong in cosmology and astrobiology right now is the multiple protection rackets around ideas that proponents cannot live without even IF they are false. They are too afraid of what they fear to be true.
|January 2, 2014||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, Intelligent Design, News|
If we concluded that ET wasn’t really out there (the way we might give up any fruitless search), it could only be because of a massive cultural change. And all without a scrap of evidence one way or the other.
|December 23, 2013||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, Intelligent Design, Naturalism, News|
Wipe that snicker off your face. You have no better reason, really, for believing that They’re Out There. Physicist Paul Davies— himself head of a group charged with figuring out what to do if aliens are spotted (the SETI Post-Detection Taskgroup)—has explained, “It’s now fashionable to say that the universe is teeming with life, but there is not a shred of evidence.”