Why Astronomers Hammer Planets
September 6, 2016
Secular planetary scientists have a skeleton key that unlocks any planetary mystery: the BFH.
Welcome to the Anthropocene
September 5, 2016
Geologists are adding a new era to the geologic column: the Anthropocene, when humans began man-handling the planet.
Wedding Gown Turns Into Pillar of Salt
September 3, 2016
An art project demonstrated the crystal potential of Dead Sea waters.
Latest Fossils: Dinosaurs, Whales and More
August 26, 2016
Here's a quick survey of news about fossils, including remains of some monstrous creatures and a tiny one, too.
Spirit Lake Threatens Megaflood
August 22, 2016
36 years after Spirit Lake was destroyed by a volcano, it has come back with its own threats of destruction.
Radiation, Mistakes, and Assumptions
August 19, 2016
Three news items about atomic radiation should cause us to beware of academic overstatement.
Protein Residue Found on Hominin Stone Tools
August 17, 2016
Would you expect pieces of meat to survive on flakes of rock in the desert for 250,000 years?
Secularists Battle Over Which Life Theory Is More Wrong
August 16, 2016
Origin-of-life camps don't recognize that RNA-World theories and hydrothermal-vent theories suffer from the same basic problem.
Two if By Sea: Earliest Americans Boated Down the Coast
August 15, 2016
The textbook theory of the first migration to the Americas across a land bridge is "dead in the water."
Mars Life Hopes Reduced
August 12, 2016
Key assumptions about habitability on Mars have fallen, but astrobiologists try to keep hope alive.
Chinese Flood Legend Was Historic
August 8, 2016
A dam breach flood in China known only from legend appears to be supported by geological evidence.
Fossil DNA Stuns Geologists
August 4, 2016
None of them would have believed DNA could survive over a million years. They have no explanation for its preservation.
Hydrothermal OOL Chemistry Is Unlikely
July 30, 2016
A favorite way for theorists to get around the lack of enzymes at the origin of life is shown to be implausible.
Radar Reveals Former Warm Landscape Under Greenland
July 18, 2016
Under the world's fastest moving glacier, radar has revealed a network of V-shaped canyons carved by temperate rivers.
The Ostriches of Wyoming
July 11, 2016
Small as a chicken, this fossil ratite shows exquisite preservation and new puzzles for evolution.