Another Geyser World Erupts: Asteroid Ceres
January 23, 2014
The asteroid Ceres is popping off with water vapor on two sides. What's that world coming to? One thing is sure: DAWN is coming to it.
Miller-Urey Spark Discharge Experiment Resurrected
January 21, 2014
Technicians provide detailed instructions how to spark gases to make amino acids without causing explosions in the lab.
Astrobiolo-SETI: Science or Fantasy?
January 20, 2014
Fantastical scenarios with no evidence – sometimes contrary to evidence – continue to get good publicity in science venues.
Materialists Shoot Themselves in the Foot
January 19, 2014
In science, it's never wise to propose a self-refuting theory.
January 18, 2014
The capabilities of animals large and small continue to fascinate scientists and the public. Here are some recent findings.
Pain: Evolution or Curse?
January 17, 2014
It doesn't take much "evolution" to create a toxin, or to switch on or amplify the pain response. Are these good things gone bad?
Formation Flight Physics Mastered by Birds
January 16, 2014
Birds fly in that beautiful V formation for a reason, and it requires sophisticated abilities in high precision aerodynamics.
Here Comes Cosmos Again
January 15, 2014
Carl Sagan's TV series Cosmos is coming back in version 2.0 with a new cast of atheists to spread the gospel of scientism.
Tiktaalik Is Back, This Time With a Hip Twist
January 14, 2014
Discoverer of a putative ancestor of tetrapods thinks it came with rear-wheel drive.
Hand of God Is Not Nebulous
January 13, 2014
An exploded star that resembles a giant hand provides opportunity to discuss theology and intelligent design.
"Inclusive Fitness" Is a Just-So Story Generator
January 12, 2014
Critics of the "inclusive fitness" evolutionary explanation for altruism liken it to Ptolemy's epicycles.
Imagining Worlds – No Evidence Required
January 11, 2014
Science fiction is fun, but science demands evidence, not imagination.
Sharks Traveled Far but Evolved Nowhere
January 10, 2014
A shark genome shows the slowest evolution ever, but prehistoric sharks were the first to figure out long-distance migration.
Evolutionary Tales Are Constructed Out of Imagination, Not Data
January 7, 2014
Fossil bits or genetic tidbits are often used as props for grand evolutionary tales, even when the data are problematic for Darwinian theory.
Flower in Amber Shows No Evolution
January 5, 2014
The details in a flower said to be 100 million years old look just like those in modern flowers.