Saturn’s Ring Moons Collect Ring Dust
April 1, 2019
How long have these little moons been gathering ring dust on their equators? Scientists continue rummaging through more than 635 gigabytes of data collected by the Cassini spacecraft during its 13-year mission at Saturn. Recently, they processed detailed images of the innermost “ring moons” of Saturn, some of them which orbit within gaps inside the […]
Dead Sea Salt Cave Is Longest of Its Kind
March 31, 2019
Cave explorers have determined that a passageway inside a mountain of salt in Israel is the longest salt cave in the world.
Misinterpreting Fossil Graveyards
March 30, 2019
Fossils are real, but the stories concocted to explain how mixed-up animals became buried together involve assumptions.
Still No Explanation for Matter/Antimatter Imbalance
March 28, 2019
An astrophysicist explains that the predominance of matter in our universe is just weird, and has no explanation.
Living Fossil Giant Bee Challenges Evolution
March 27, 2019
Describing insects fossilized in amber is a matter of observable fact. Describing how they "evolved" is storytelling.
Soft Tissue in Biggest Ever Cambrian Fossil Bonanza
March 23, 2019
Chinese scientists are uncovering shale with the best-preserved Cambrian animals ever found.
Los Angeles Ice Age Fossils Are Changing Tar Pit Story
March 20, 2019
More Ice Age fossils have turned up in a Los Angeles subway tunnel, and there are surprises.
How Well Do Astrophysicists Understand the Origin of Heavy Elements?
March 15, 2019
Elements heavier than iron form in supernova explosions. End of story. We can all rest now. But wait...
New Waterfall Theory Affects Interpretations of Climate, Tectonics
March 14, 2019
How do waterfalls form? Geologists tested them in the lab, and found that some of them can make themselves. It has been long assumed that you need some external event to form a waterfall: a change in rock, a change in flow, a landslide, or some other “allogenic” source. Three scientists, publishing in Nature this […]
Dark Matter May Not Exist
March 11, 2019
Astrophysicists may be tiring of searching for things they know nothing about. The consequences could be revolutionary.
Bible Was Right #529: Springs of the Sea
March 10, 2019
Long before scientists discovered the springs of the sea, God told Job about them.
Why Is China the Leader in Feathered Dinosaur Fossils?
March 6, 2019
China a Leader in Both New Dinosaur Discoveries and Fraud by Dr Jerry Bergman A cover story in a recent Smithsonian Magazine focuses on the modern Chinese boom in dinosaur and other fossil discoveries. Many of the discoveries were made in the Liaoning and nearby provinces in China. Actually, so many finds were made […]
Space Is Hell
March 5, 2019
Don't leave Earth for long. It's deadly out there.
The Best Science Imitates Nature
March 4, 2019
Biomimetics has everything science desires: inspiration, motivation, understanding, and application. What’s not to like about biomimetics? It’s amazing. It’s interesting. Kids can like it. Parents can steer kids into careers in science with it. It’s usually ethical and non-controversial. And we can all benefit from the discoveries that are leading to applied understanding that comes […]
Design in Chemistry Explained by a PhD Chemist
February 27, 2019
Dr Henry Richter, chemist and spacecraft pioneer, presents chemistry as a manifestation of the Creator's wisdom.