Paleoanthropology: The Science of Being Always Wrong
September 1, 2017
Fossil hunters looking for human evolution have been wrong so many times, the rubble of bombed theories is bouncing. Listen to their own admissions. Jen Viegas in Seeker, in an article reposted by Live Science, describes three clever ways that Neanderthal Man invented adhesives 200,000 Darwin Years ago. More interesting than the techniques, though, are […]
Spiky Dinosaur May Have Been a Softy
August 31, 2017
Soft-tissue remains on an armored dinosaur may indicate a role other than warfare. Incidentally, how old are those red crusts, really?
Cassini Grand Verdict: Saturn Rings Younger Than Expected
August 30, 2017
With the orbiter's best-yet images and data now coming down, a long-running debate about the age of Saturn's rings is concluding in favor of youth.
Facing Reality About Life on Other Planets: Moon, Atmosphere, and Mass
August 29, 2017
This is part 3 of Dr Henry Richter's discussion on the requirements for life to exist on a planet elsewhere in the universe.
Multiple Independent Animal Types Use Structural Color
August 24, 2017
The phenomenon is found in butterflies, fish, birds, and snakes, and scientists are rushing to imitate their secrets.
Habitability Requires the Right Kind of Star
August 19, 2017
This is a continuation of my discussion on the requirements to allow life to exist on a planet elsewhere in the universe.
More Sources of Error in Climate Models
August 18, 2017
We continue examiningfindings that call into question the certainty of scientific consensus about global warming. Here are interesting papers from leading peer-reviewed science journals.
Chinks in the Climate Science Data
August 17, 2017
Consensus can be more robust than the data it rests on. That's true in Darwinism, and appears to be true in climate science, according to some published doubts.
Facing Reality About Life on Other Planets
August 11, 2017
by Dr Henry Richter For a number of years I have been amused to watch many in the scientific community conduct a frantic campaign to identify life elsewhere in the universe. There has been a plethora of articles and significant dollars dedicated to the search for extraterrestrial life, particularly intelligent life. In recent times several […]
Cassini Has Not Made Saturn’s Rings Old
August 7, 2017
After 13 years in orbit, Cassini data still show conflicting interpretations for the age of Saturn's rings.
More Plants That Didn’t Evolve
August 6, 2017
We continue with looks at how plants supposedly evolved, drawing from latest news from the leading journals and science media outlets.
Evolutionary Storytelling Evolves: the Case of Origin of Life
August 4, 2017
The Latest Episode in Evolving Origin-of-Life Stories by Dr Jerry Bergman The origin-of-life story is evolving. Before the middle 1600s most people believed that many forms of life originated by spontaneous generation from either inanimate matter, or once-living but now dead matter. Aristotle even believed that animals he considered “simple”, such as worms, fleas, bees, […]
Pinpoint Navigation and Propulsion in a Seemingly Random Soup
August 3, 2017
Non-coding sequences of DNA, sometimes considered genetic junk, may actually function to help navigate proteins to their target genes.
Etiology of Alien Derangement Syndrome
August 2, 2017
With no evidence for their invisible friends, believers in space aliens are losing their minds. Are they setting themselves up for mass deception?
Earth’s Magnetic Field Protects Us from Solar Sneezes
July 31, 2017
By capturing solar 'sneezes' of high-energy charged particles, the Van Allen Belts provide a prime example of how the earth and its space environment are designed to allow and protect life.