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Canyons on Earth, Mars Reinterpreted as Flood-Caused

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

Earth as a Habitable Planet

When viewed as a planet among planets, Earth is surprisingly surprising, considering how close it is to scientists' investigating eyes.

Of Planets and People

Here's a quick tour of the planets to see what's newsworthy.

Navajo Sandstone Dates Are Incoherent

Can concretions really be 190 million years younger than the rock in which they are embedded?

Scientific Claims Are Reversible

How much confidence can the public put in scientific claims today, given that some long-lived dogmas have been reversed?

Planets Don't Fit Evolutionary Models

Secular planetary scientists are surprised by almost every object they observe in the solar system. Their models cannot reproduce our system of planets.

The Meek Control the Earth

How can such a small thing affect the geology and climate of the whole planet? Don't underestimate the power of small creatures.

Mars Radiation Fries Organic Compounds

Don't expect the "building blocks of life" to last very long on Mars.

Impacts: Creators or Destroyers?

Some astronomers invest a lot of creative power in bangs, crashes and explosions.

Cambrian Explosion Included Vertebrate Fish

At the first appearance of complex animals, vertebrate fish were already there, a new analysis confirms.

Is Global Warming Theory Chilling Out?

The scientific community has been adamant that humans are at fault for warming the globe, requiring drastic action. New findings could shake that confidence.
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Active Moon Triton Revisited

25 years ago today, Voyager 2 flew by Triton, a moon of Neptune, astonishing scientists with its active geology.

Surprises in Evolutionary Tales

From spiders to crocodiles, animals rarely evolved the way they should have.

Moon Still Has Hot Core

Japanese scientists have determined that a soft, hot core remains in the center of the moon, contrary to expectations.

Living Stalactites and Other Geological Surprises

Dripstones in caves can be made by microbes, some speleologists find. That's among several recent geological surprises.
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