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Heat and Light: Jerusalem City of David Excavations Arouse Notoriety
May 3, 2007
Opinions about tangible archaeological evidence hinge on beliefs about the Bible and science.
Evolutionist Lost Faith Over Flawed Geology Lesson
January 12, 2007
A college student’s Biblical faith could not survive a geology lesson that seemed to offer convincing proof that the earth was older than Genesis indicated.
Precambrian Pods Promoted to Pleistocene (!)
January 3, 2007
The bulletin of the Geological Society of America started 2007 with a bang. (Geeks sometimes refer to the exclamation point as a “bang”.) It’s not often one sees an exclamation point in the title of a scientific paper, but the bang in one by Donald R. Lowe (Stanford) and Gary R. Byerly (Louisiana State)1 conveys […]
Dinosaur Skin Found, Possible Soft Tissue
November 23, 2006
A mostly-complete duck-billed Edmontosaurus dinosaur has been found in Montana, reported the Discovery Channel. A patch of skin from the hip was recovered. The team from North Carolina State University and Museum of Natural Sciences was very careful. They wanted to preserve any possible soft tissue, using techniques developed by Mary Schweitzer that last year […]
Paper View: Cambrian Explosion Damage Control
April 23, 2006
Like some federal official holding a press conference after a disaster, a Harvard paleontologist has tackled the unenviable job of explaining what Darwin called the most severe challenge that could be levied against his theory: the fossil record. The challenge starts with a bang...
Rethinking the Geological Layers
March 5, 2004
One of the most formative ideas in Darwin’s intellectual journey was the concept of gradualism, the principle of “small agencies and their cumulative effects.” This idea became a dominant motif in his philosophy of life. Describing how the assumption of gradualism permeated his last book (on earthworms) shortly before his death, Janet Browne, in her […]