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Water Theories Evaporate

March 20, 2017 in Bible and TheologyDumb IdeasEducationGeologyMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of ScienceSolar System

After decades of telling the public comets brought Earth’s water, scientists are giving up on the idea. It was volcanoes, now they say.

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Searching for Life for Personal Glory

March 6, 2017 in Cell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDumb IdeasFossilsGeologyOrigin of Life

Are origin-of-life seekers really trying to understand life, or are they seeking fame and prizes?

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Earth Magnetic Field Plays Music

February 25, 2017

Like a finely-tuned instrument, the earth’s magnetic field creates standing-wave vibrations as it protects life.

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Mars Madness Hits

February 7, 2017 in Amazing FactsAstronomyDating MethodsPhysicsSolar System

The Curiosity rover is sending back photos of things mission scientists are struggling to understand.

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Radiation, Mistakes, and Assumptions

August 19, 2016 in AstronomyBotanyDating MethodsFossilsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and EthicsSolar System

Three news items about atomic radiation should cause us to beware of academic overstatement.

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Amino Acids Unlikely to Survive on Mars

June 9, 2016 in Cell BiologyGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

UV radiation quickly degrades amino acids on most Martian minerals, a new study shows.

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Bluffing About Earth’s Magnetic Field and Life’s Chirality

June 2, 2016 in AstronomyCell BiologyDating MethodsGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

The headlines might make one think evolutionists have finally scaled two monstrous hurdles for their theory.

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Rearranging Deck Chairs on Sinking Planet Theories

April 27, 2016 in AstronomyDating MethodsGeologyIntelligent DesignPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

Supernovas come in handy as theory rescue devices.

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Earth’s Geodynamo: An Energy Crisis

January 25, 2016 in Dating MethodsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

A new theory to maintain Earth’s magnetic field looks like a case of special pleading to rescue a dogma.

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Entropy in Space Seen at All Scales

October 22, 2015 in AstronomyCosmologyDating MethodsGeologyIntelligent DesignPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

Entropy at all scales: clearly seen. Creation of order: not so much.

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Messages from Mercury

April 6, 2015 in Dating MethodsGeologyPhysicsSolar System

With MESSENGER in its final days before impact, the innermost planet has become a familiar place.

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Rescuing Dinosaur Soft Tissue from the Ravages of Time

March 15, 2014 in Cell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursDumb IdeasFossilsPhilosophy of Science

The reaction of scientists to irrefutable evidence for soft tissue in dinosaur bone sounds all too human: ignore, rant, rationalize; repeat.

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Dinosaur Soft Tissue “Explained”

November 26, 2013 in Amazing FactsCell BiologyDating MethodsDinosaursFossilsGeology

The discoverer of soft tissue in dinosaur bone now has a new explanation for its preservation – but does it really answer the obvious question?

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A Brain Wouldn’t Survive Star Travel

January 6, 2013 in AstronomyHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhysicsSolar System

Don’t take a star trek unless you want to arrive demented.

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