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Extinctions: A Playground for Darwin Storytellers

The fossils show that many species are gone from our planet. But explaining how they went extinct depends on one's worldview beliefs.

Guesswork in Carbon Dating Exposed

It's the best-known radiometric dating technique for recent events, but it relies on numerous shaky input measures.

How Secular Geology Forces Observations into an Old-Earth Narrative

On the 40th anniversary of Mt. St. Helens' eruption, geologists ignore implications of rapid change.

Kabwe Skull Casts Doubt on Human Evolution

Another skull tosses evolutionary paleoanthropology into confusion with a radically-revised date. This is par for the course.

Previous Tetrapod Ancestors Fell Flat, Too

  Fame and Fortune (cont.): What constitutes a sister taxon to tetrapods? By Margaret Helder, PhD (continued from yesterday) Ever since Prof. Edward Drinker Cope identified a lobe finned fish called Eusthenopteron from Miguasha in Quebec, as a promising ancestor of four footed animals, the question arose as to what features in a fish would […]

Landslides on Pluto Happened Quickly

If Pluto is really 4.6 billion years old, something happened almost instantaneously out there some time ago. In planetary science, where experts are accustomed to thinking everything is billions of years old, sudden unique events present problems. Almost everything should have settled down by now into a routine. One can certainly argue for exceptions, where […]

Surprising Fossils: Flying and Swimming Reptiles

Ask if these fossils support millions of years of evolution, or a more recent Biblical timeframe with a creation and flood view of life.

Surprising Fossils: Land Dinosaurs

Ask if these fossils support millions of years of evolution, or a more recent Biblical timeframe with a creation and flood view of life.

Is Climate Change An Existential Threat?

There's an uncanny parallel between climate change and evolution: which is, how skeptics of the consensus are treated.

Radiocarbon Assumptions Questioned

Every dating method involves assumptions, because historical sciences are not repeatable like laboratory experiments.

Geology: Bold Steps in Self-Deception

It's possible to collect clues that suggest your model is working, all while heading off in the wrong direction.

Mars InSighters and Mars InBlinders

The Mars Insight lander has been on the red planet for a year, looking for evidence of geological activity and life.

Calling the Extinction Game

The Mexico Asteroids pull ahead! But the India Deccans are not down for the count.

Materialists Say that Life Stinks

Secular scientists look to stinky poisons to explain where life came from.

Cambrian Brains Found

Exquisitely preserved fossils of Cambrian arthropods show minute details of brain and central nervous system.
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