Rosetta Mission Crashes Into Comet Theories
October 3, 2016
The historic Rosetta mission has ended with a crash landing. How has it changed ideas about comets?
Thank Van Allen's Belts and Richter's Rockets
September 20, 2016
Invisible shields above the Earth protect us all from dangerous radiation. New space probes explore how they do it.
You Are Free to Read This
September 18, 2016
The question of free will tantalizes philosophers, because the mind-brain distinction is complex.
Inspiring Life Motivates Designers
September 17, 2016
Here's the latest collection of bio-inspired designs brought to you by plants, animals, and cells.
Spiders Play Silk Harps
September 7, 2016
Spider webs are so finely-tuned, they are like musical instruments that the creatures can strum or listen to.
Why Astronomers Hammer Planets
September 6, 2016
Secular planetary scientists have a skeleton key that unlocks any planetary mystery: the BFH.
SETI Mania Strikes Again
September 4, 2016
Another unexplained anomaly has SETI enthusiasts scrambling for their telescopes.
Wedding Gown Turns Into Pillar of Salt
September 3, 2016
An art project demonstrated the crystal potential of Dead Sea waters.
Birds and Pterosaurs Flew Together
September 2, 2016
Does it make evolutionary sense to find birds flying with pterosaurs?
How the Brain Serves the Mind
August 31, 2016
More sophisticated than any computer, the brain runs many background tasks to aid and assist our conscious choices.
Darwinism Remains Bankrupt Explaining Human Kindness
August 28, 2016
They call it prosociality or altruism. They know it exists. They admire it. They just can't evolve it.
Toy Octopus Is Far from the Living Reality
August 27, 2016
The news media are celebrating an autonomous soft robot shaped like an octopus. It has a lot to learn from its living counterpart.
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.
Hope, Not Evidence, Drives Astrobiology
August 25, 2016
Earth-size exoplanets are not evidence for alien life. They are evidence for orbiting bodies.
The Healing Powers of Nature
August 23, 2016
Independent studies celebrate the ability of nature to improve human health and well-being.