Astronomy Grab Bag
December 29, 2012
For year's end, here's a clean-out of astronomy articles—from planetary science to cosmology—to motivate further inquiry.
Titan Is as Titan Does
December 23, 2012
Saturn's giant moon Titan keeps revealing mysterious dynamics in the here and now, leaving interpretation to fallible scientists who sometimes predicted otherwise.
Globular Clusters Look Young and Old: Is This Scientific Explanation?
December 19, 2012
Globular clusters supposedly all formed at the same time long ago, but some look young. How do astronomers rescue the belief that they are ancient groupings of stars?
Evolution of Flight: A Story Looking for Evidence
December 3, 2012
An evolutionary dogma is that land dinosaurs evolved into flying birds. When the claims are acid-washed with critical analysis, what evidence remains?
Two Studies May Indicate Problems for Vast Ages
December 1, 2012
Two articles in secular science literature point to possible upsets in long-age assumptions for the earth and mankind.
New Volley Cast into the Grand Canyon Age Wars
November 29, 2012
Age estimates for the Grand Canyon by secular geologists differ between 100,000 years to 70 million years. Who are you going to believe?
Flaky Cosmic Notion Gets Good Press
November 26, 2012
Does the universe grow like a giant brain? If anyone but a scientist said that, it would be in the cartoons.
Proteins Conduct Electricity
November 25, 2012
A remarkable finding at the single-molecule level shows a protein can conduct a large amount of electricity.
Even for Quantum Particles, Time Flows One Way
November 19, 2012
Claims of time symmetry at the quantum level have been discounted by a high-reliability experiment by the Department of Energy.
Mars Radiation May Not Be That Bad
November 18, 2012
Data from the Curiosity rover's RAD instrument seem to indicate astronauts could survive radiation reaching the surface.
Find Is Like iPods in Ancient Rome
November 16, 2012
Discovering hafted spear points half a million years old is like finding iPods at a Roman archaeological site, a paleoanthropologist said.
Jellyfish for Your Health
November 12, 2012
Jellyfish have inspired a cancer cell search tool – just one of new products and services inspired by nature.
"Very Unreal and Fantastic": Electric Cables Created by Bacteria
November 10, 2012
Researchers discovered bacteria at the ocean floor that conduct electrons at distances more than a centimeter through elaborate cables.
The Creation of Evolutionism
November 6, 2012
A press release titled "The Evolution of Creationism" in a geology journal is just asking for a spoof.
Inventions Inspired by Mother Nature's Designs
November 2, 2012
Biological solutions to physical challenges are inspiring new technologies.