Evaluating Claims of Oldest Fossil Microbes
December 21, 2017
Are these fossils 3.45 billion years old? Are they even fossils? Serious questions need to be asked when the news gets excited about world records for oldest life on Earth.
Planetary Youth Continues After Cassini
December 19, 2017
The data gathering phase is over, but the data mining phase will continue for years. This entry also shares some news about other solar system objects showing youthfulness.
Habitable Planets Just Got Much More Rare
December 13, 2017
If this scientist’s theory about the origin of magnetic fields is correct, habitable planets will be few and far between. Earth has a magnetic field sufficient to support life. Venus does not. Why does “Earth’s twin” lack this protective shield? According to secular geophysicists, a magnetic field is generated by a dynamo in a planet’s […]
Amazing Fossils Found in Flood Deposits
December 4, 2017
Flood geology explains these unique fossils like slow-and-gradual geology cannot.
Lightning Can Produce Carbon-14
November 29, 2017
In a surprise announcement, Japanese researchers found that lightning bolts can be powerful enough to cause nuclear fission, leading to new isotopes— including carbon-14.
Kingdom of David and Solomon Supported by Growing Evidence
November 25, 2017
The evidence is coming together to support the Biblical record of David and Solomon. An Israeli publication updates the latest finds.
Fossil Forest Found in Antarctica
November 20, 2017
Claimed to be 280 million years old, stumps of fossil trees retain original material in the world's coldest climate.
Anomalies in Planetary Magnetic Fields
November 17, 2017
Something is terribly wrong in the geodynamo theory for magnetic fields.
Planet Party Busted by Triton
November 16, 2017
Theories can be like parties with tantalizing speculations until big, whopping anomalies spoil the fun.
The Flying Giraffe and Other Fossil Stories of Extinct Reptiles
November 4, 2017
Imagine a giraffe leaping into the air and flying off. That's what this giant pterosaur was like. Other interpretations about extinct reptiles are not so certain.
Beware of Overconfident Dating Methods
October 27, 2017
Simplistic presentations about how scientists date rocks overlook the worldview assumptions involved.
Selective Extinctions Defy Logic
October 26, 2017
To believe the standard evolutionary timeline, you have to accept some highly unreasonable notions.
Fossil Bird Oil Stuns Scientists
October 19, 2017
A gland that birds use for preening, including the fatty oil, has been found in a fossil. Could it really be 48 million years old? Yesterday, we reported a soft tissue find in a turtle fossil said to be 54 million years old. Within hours, another story appeared about soft tissue from a bird fossil […]
Original Proteins Found in Fossil Sea Turtle
October 18, 2017
The fossil of a sea turtle said to be 54 million years old still has original proteins of pigment and muscle.
Ring Around the Dwarf Planet Says ‘I’m Young’
October 13, 2017
You can't declare something old just because your worldview requires it to be old.