Let There Be Light Puzzles for Cosmologists
July 13, 2016
Far from a smooth, gradual transition, bright galaxies popped onto the scene suddenly.
Pardon, Your Worldview Is Showing
July 12, 2016
The most dangerous ideology is the one that doesn't acknowledge its worldview assumptions.
The Ostriches of Wyoming
July 11, 2016
Small as a chicken, this fossil ratite shows exquisite preservation and new puzzles for evolution.
Immorality Collides With Nature
July 10, 2016
When all else fails, get out the Manufacturer's manual. Better, do it before all the trouble starts.
Peer Review Is Unscientific
July 9, 2016
A reviewer of peer review says our reverence for the practice borders on mysticism, not science.
Bad Assumptions Confuse Geological Ages and Processes
July 8, 2016
The best models in a scientific field can be overturned at any time when someone takes a critical look at the underlying assumptions.
Juno How Old the Solar System Is?
July 6, 2016
Everyone knows the solar system is 4.5 billion years old. Everyone, that is, except Nature herself.
You Can Trust Scientists (to Be Fallible)
July 5, 2016
With theory overturns like these, one gets to wonder about the privileged status of scientists in our culture.
Celebrate Independence from Darwin
July 4, 2016
With so much great science news about design, who needs to maintain allegiance to King Charles?
"Political" Science Threatens Historic American Values
July 3, 2016
Take any issue on the political scene, and you will find the scientific elites cheering for the left side.
More Early Man Troubles (Again)
July 2, 2016
Bones have a way of whacking the stories made up about them.
Faint Young Sun Paradox Solved?
July 1, 2016
A major mystery for materialistic planetary science is solved—if you can swallow the miracles required.
Bird Wings Found in Amber
June 30, 2016
The modern appearance is empirical. The date is philosophical.
Underground Oceans Can't Last Forever
June 29, 2016
If Pluto and Enceladus have oceans under the crust, why are they still liquid after billions of years?
How the Dragon Got Its Beard
June 28, 2016
Scales are not feathers are not hair, but evolutionary tales get hairy sometimes.