Rethinking Fossils

March 13, 2017 in BirdsDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursFossilsGeologyIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyTerrestrial Zoology

Every time a new fossil turns up, a theory quakes. New evidence can subject a theory to the falsification test.

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Meteorites Shock Plant Material in Time Capsules

May 1, 2014 in Amazing FactsBotanyDating MethodsFossilsGeologySolar System

Bits of organic matter, leaves, and cells have been preserved in glass shocked by meteor impacts. Could they last millions of years?

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Chile Whale Fossil Site Explained

February 26, 2014 in Amazing FactsDating MethodsFossilsGeologyMammalsMarine Biology

At least 40 baleen whales and other species of marine mammals fossilized in a dry desert of Chile have been explained with a “toxic bloom” theory. Does it explain all the findings?

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