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The Last and Lasting Footprint on the Moon

50 years ago, Harrison Schmitt left the last footprint on the moon, but he is leaving tracks of an independent thinker on Earth.

Can DNA Last 2 Million Years?

A new claim about ancient DNA deserves some scrutiny. Why did they double their maximum lifetime of DNA so quickly?

How to Keep the Solar System Old: Struggle and Hope

Keeping the consensus age of the solar system is vital to evolution, but observations keep getting in the way.

Returning to a Young Moon

On the eve of the Artemis launch, questions about the age and formation of the moon have resurfaced.

Yosemite Just Got a Lot Younger

This is why you should never trust national park displays. Yosemite Valley could be less than 4% previous age estimates.

Weekend Climate Reader

Research on climate does not always match political hype.

Volcanoes Feed the Planet with Nutrients

A powerful volcano last January was followed by a phytoplankton bloom. What's the connection?

Nobel Prize for Human Non-Evolution

Nobel Prize awarded to Svante Pääbo for work on human evolution. Ironically, his work fails to support human evolution.

NASA Goes Loony: Moon Formed in Mere Hours?

Is it clickbait? NASA is claiming the moon formed within hours after a collision.

Getting to the Roots Problem

Understanding plant roots requires figuring out how they solve problems of physics.

Major Rethink of Magma Dogma

How fast does it take to fill a big magma chamber? Millions of years? No. Just a few months, actually.

Dino Death Flip-Flop

The asteroid theory is coming under fire again. Some scientists resurrect volcanoes as the killers.

Gogo Darwin: Latest Evo-Hype from Heart Fossil

A soft-tissue fossil should shame Darwinians into embarrassed silence, but they're using it to promote evolution.

Climate Lords: Millions Must Suffer for the Common Good

We're seeing the return of a political view with long, dark roots: pragmatism requires populations to lose their rights.

How to Keep Titan Old Despite Evidence

Cassini's finding of a mostly dry Titan falsified expectations. But secularists refuse to give up on their beloved billions of years.
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