Saturn's F-Ring Has Quieted Down
August 4, 2014
Comparing measurements over 25 years, planetary scientists have noted a drop in bright clumps in Saturn's tenuous F-ring.
Can You Shrink a Dinosaur to Make a Bird?
August 3, 2014
A new research paper claims that birds emerged from a long process of dinosaur miniaturization. The news media loved it.
Enceladus Geysers Still Unexplained
July 31, 2014
The number of geysers has topped a hundred on Saturn's overactive moon. How could they be sustained for billions of years?
Dinosaur Extinction Story Becomes More Chancy
July 29, 2014
Why did dinosaurs die but birds and butterflies survive? The latest idea involves sheer dumb luck.
Reality Check: Favored Planet Theory Dries Up
July 26, 2014
Three "hot Jupiters" sing "how dry I am," casting serious doubt on the leading theory of planet formation.
Featherlike Structures Are Not Feathers
July 25, 2014
The media have jumped all over a discovery of fuzz on a small ornithischian dinosaur, ignoring the evolutionary problems.
Real Feathers Found on Imaginary Dinosaur
July 24, 2014
We've reported "imaginary feathers" on dinosaurs over the years, but this new fossil bird could fly.
Start Over: The Evolution of Planets Is All Wrong
July 5, 2014
Ideas about planetary evolution are so far off base with observations of exoplanets, it's time to wipe the slate clean.
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.
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.
Light Speed Implications Are Staggering
June 27, 2014
A new paper revises the speed of light. This could change everything in the universe.
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.
Beware of Misinterpreting Water Claims
June 16, 2014
A claim of vast reservoirs of water deep in the earth is based on indirect evidence, and likely has little or nothing to do with surface water or floods.
Your Inner Ape Just Got Older
June 15, 2014
Evolutionists have doubled their date of the chimp-human split from 7 million to 13 million years ago. How, and why?