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Ceres Looks Seriously Young

Asteroids should not be so active. This one was, and is.

Buffon or Buffoon? Evaluating a Dead Expert

He was highly regarded in his day, but the beliefs of Comte de Buffon seem comical now.

Fossils Can Mislead Big Time

Claims about fossil patterns rely on methods and assumptions that have been proven wrong.

Pluto Rivals Earth in Geological Complexity

Call it what you will, Pluto is a planet of surprises. Its active geology is second only to Earth's, say two planetary scientists.

How Did Earth Get Its Phosphorus?

The element phosphorus is hard to get to a planet's surface where it is needed.

Horse Found Frozen in Tundra

An exceptionally-preserved foal has been found in Siberian tundra. Can scientists bring it back to life as a clone?

Two Geological Process Ages Collapse

Two processes theoretically assumed to take long ages have been shown they can occur quickly.

WW2 Aircraft Found Under 300 Ft of Greenland Ice

How long does it take to bury an aircraft under hundreds of feet of ice? Try 76 years.

Stalactite Indicates Ultrafast Magnetic Reversals

Contrary to what geophysicists have claimed for decades, magnetic reversals may occur 'ridiculously quickly.' Or is confidence in experts ridiculous?

Creation Research Advances

Look at how much detailed scientific work was presented at the recent International Conference on Creationism.

Good-Flying Cosmopolitan Pterosaur Found Earlier Than Thought

A large pterosaur in Utah is 65 million Darwin Years older than thought, but was already built for flying.

Richter Scaling: Is Funding for Astrobiology and SETI Justified?

Should the government fleece taxpayers again for a project with almost zero chance for success? Consider two "Richter scales" that should inform hopes.

Mars Is Losing Its Atmosphere Fast

Measurements of Martian atmospheric loss rates imply incredible changes over the assumed billions of years of Mars' history.

Time to Revisit the Lunar Dust Problem?

How deep should lunar dust get over billions of years? Opinions have vacillated between extremes, but a new study might open up the debate again.

Young Pluto Stuns Scientists with Astonishing Maps

New color maps score high on the Wow Factor. How can this lonely dwarf planet still be active? Its moon Charon looks young, too.
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