The Science of Politics and Vice Versa
July 4, 2014
Some scientists try to put conservatives and liberals in test tubes. This can cause fireworks.
New Archaeopteryx Fossil Grounds Evolutionary Ideas About Flight
July 3, 2014
The 11th fossil of Archaeopteryx, found in German limestone, has dished up some surprises that finish off the old evolutionary icon.
Secularists Adrift with Embryonic Ethics
July 2, 2014
From stem cells to genetically-modified embryos, technology is outpacing ethical rules, and secular ethicists are at a loss what to endorse.
Inflation Concocted to Avoid a Young, Perfect Universe
July 1, 2014
Alan Guth concocted inflation theory in 1980 to avoid evidence for a 10,000-year-old universe. For his wild, evidence-free speculation, he may win a Nobel Prize.
Archive Classic: State of the Cosmos 2005: Alan Guth Explains Inflation
July 1, 2014
As Alan Guth rises to prominence this year for his inflation proposal, it might be useful for readers to see what he said about it in 2005.
Existence of Universe Is Highly Improbable
June 30, 2014
Theologians might rightly celebrate a recognition by cosmologists that the universe is so finely-tuned, it shouldn't exist.
June 29, 2014
Here are some silly evolution claims crossing the news wires. Some evolutionists appear to have little more to do than speculate and spin stories.
Light Speed Implications Are Staggering
June 27, 2014
A new paper revises the speed of light. This could change everything in the universe.
Archive Classic: How Darwinism Produces Job Security
June 25, 2014
This entry from 12/22/2003 we have referenced often, because it illustrates how Darwin changed science into storytelling.
New Amazing Animal Discoveries
June 25, 2014
From spiders to mammals, the living world never ceases to amaze us with new wonders. Some are inspiring new technologies.
Cosmic Inflation Proof Is on the Ropes
June 24, 2014
The highly-acclaimed evidence of inflation theory announced in March may only be a signal from local dust.
Scientists Equate Evolution to "Stuff Happens"
June 23, 2014
Researchers generalize findings that evolution depends on rare chance events.
Choosing to Believe in Free Will
June 22, 2014
Free will matters to children. It had better exist.
Keeping Titan Old
June 21, 2014
As the Cassini orbiter makes its 103rd close pass by Titan, have long-agers found ways to keep it billions of years old?
Neanderthal Ancestry Becomes More Convoluted
June 20, 2014
Reports from a Spanish Cave are producing a welter of opinions about what evolved into whom, and when.