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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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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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Secular Ocean Theory Evaporates

January 26, 2017 in Bible and TheologyDating MethodsDumb IdeasGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

The divination experts see a new vision emerging from meteorites, portending disaster.

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Pluto and Ceres: Young Dwarf Planets

December 28, 2016 in Amazing FactsDating MethodsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

With all its data downloaded, New Horizons continues to surprise astronomers with evidence of active geology and youth at Pluto.

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Inspiring Life Tricks

November 14, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBotanyCell BiologyGeneticsIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

These tricks are enough to make an inventor run to the patent office.

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Mars Life Hopes Reduced

August 12, 2016 in AstronomyCell BiologyEducationFossilsGeologyMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and EthicsSolar System

Key assumptions about habitability on Mars have fallen, but astrobiologists try to keep hope alive.

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Bacteria You Can Love

July 29, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsCell BiologyGeneticsHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignOrigin of LifePhilosophy of Science

Wrongly feared only as agents of disease, many bacteria are allies in our quest for health.

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Ceres Shows Serious Youth

March 28, 2016 in Dating MethodsGeologyPhysicsSolar System

The latest high-resolution images from asteroid Ceres show “mysteries” including surprisingly young features.

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Possible Super-Grand Canyon Found Under Antarctica

January 14, 2016 in Amazing FactsDating MethodsFossilsGeology

Another record-breaking canyon may exist under the ice of the south polar continent, carved by water.

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Stuff Geologists Think They Know Till Tomorrow

December 22, 2015 in Dating MethodsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

The science of geology is like quicksand, ever shifting and not rock solid.

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New Earth Ocean Theory Is All Wet

November 16, 2015 in AstronomyDumb IdeasGeologyPhysicsSolar System

Time to rewrite the textbooks again. Earth started out wet, scientists now claim, overturning decades of dogma.

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Is Water Miraculous?

October 10, 2015 in Amazing FactsCosmologyHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysics

It depends on your definition of miracle, but one professor thinks the word might aptly be applied to H2O.

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Mars Life Would Spit Out the Water

October 2, 2015 in Darwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of Science

Finding minimal amounts of salty water contaminated with perchorates is not helpful to life.

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Astrobiology: The Joy of Being Wrong

August 18, 2015 in AstronomyDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsGeologyIntelligent DesignPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

An astrobiologist looks forward to the day when everything he says is totally wrong.

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Planets Defy Bottom-Up Assembly

August 15, 2015 in AstronomyDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDumb IdeasGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

As much as they want to imagine planets forming from dust, secular astronomers run into insurmountable difficulties.

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Desperately Seeking Life Beyond Earth

July 7, 2015 in AstronomyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDumb IdeasGeologyIntelligent DesignOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSETI

Earth life cannot be unique. How about you, Mars? Europa, anything? Enceladus? Comet 67P? Please break the silence!

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Plentiful Water in the Early Universe, and Other Surprises

May 14, 2015 in AstronomyBible and TheologyCosmologyIntelligent DesignPhilosophy of SciencePhysics

Based on the following unexpected findings, secular astronomers’ ignorance of reality has reached cosmic proportions.

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Geology Upset: Wind Carves Canyons Fast

March 19, 2015 in Dating MethodsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

According to a new study, wind carves canyons ten times faster than water. This has implications for theories on Mars and Earth.

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Water Worlds Tempt with Life, Not Youth

March 13, 2015 in Cell BiologyDating MethodsGeneticsGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

More and more planets and moons are suspected of having liquid water, but what should be the logical implications?

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First Rosetta Science Results Are Surprising

January 26, 2015 in Amazing FactsAstronomyGeologyPhysicsSolar System

The first suite of science papers from the Rosetta mission has been published, giving new insights about comets.

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