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Saturn Rescues Earth: Outer Planet Wonders

How Saturn saved the Earth, and other news from the ringed planet, its family, and other bodies in the outer solar system.

Darwin Sale

We need to clear the deck of evolution news. Here's a list of headlines presented "as is" for interested readers to research further.

Quasar Alignment Is "Spooky"

Quasar rotation axes show a peculiar alignment over billions of light-years.

Geology Sale

We need to clear the deck of geology news. Here's a garage sale of interesting headlines, provided "as is" for researchers to pursue further.

Astronomers Missed Half the Visible Universe

Dark matter is still a mystery, but meanwhile, half of the real stars in the universe have been hiding in plain sight.

Dinosaur Variety was Extreme

Here are news stories about dinosaurs, from dwarfs to giants that lived in all kinds of habitats.

Fantastic Fossils Challenge Paradigms

A flood of amazing fossils from around the world has hit the news lines recently.
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Nature Reports Armitage Discrimination Case

The leading scientific journal has reported Mark Armitage's lawsuit against California State University for firing him as a creationist.

Fish News and Fish Stories: Water You Know?

Some marine biology news is amazing; some just plain dumb.

When Does Paleoanthropology Become Archaeology?

Was there ever a time when humans were "pre-human"? Recent finds are overturning assumptions about human ancestors.

Mercury, Moon May Still Be Erupting

Two objects that should be old and dead show surprising activity. Other indications of youthfulness in the solar system are noted.

Moon's Stabilizing Influence Depends on Star Size

A connection between multiple factors was noted in a recent model of how a moon helps a planet remain habitable.

Indonesian Cave Paintings Shake Up Art History

Asians were not supposed to be so culturally talented 40,000 years ago, but their cave art shows the same finesse seen in contemporary European caves.

Lunar Impact: Major Moon Basin Was Not a Big Hit

The theory of how the largest impact basin on the moon was formed has been turned upside down.

Canyons on Earth, Mars Reinterpreted as Flood-Caused

Catastrophic floods formed canyons long thought to have been formed by slow, gradual processes.
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