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Titan Ethane Still Missing, and Other Planetary Puzzles

We update the problem of Titan's missing ethane and other challenges to billions of years.

Just-So Stories for the Birds

Any evidence can be forced into an evolutionary story if your imagination is strong enough.

Life as the Communication of Information

Could the essence of life be not so much the material substrate, but the transfer of information?

Rearranging Deck Chairs on Sinking Planet Theories

Supernovas come in handy as theory rescue devices.

Why Chernobyl Neighbors Are Not Dying

Surprising scientists, both people and animals are doing OK around the world's worst nuclear accident site.

New Radiocarbon Measurement Device Promises Faster, Cheaper Date Testing

Dating of artifacts and fossils may become much more common thanks to a new instrument.

Plastic Proteins and Turtle Skis

Here's news about the latest technologies coming out of biomimetics, the imitation of nature's designs.

Humans Could Be Much Healthier

Recent news about the body's remarkable powers raise questions about why we aren't better off.

Cosmologists Need New Physics

More new observations don't fit current cosmological theory.

More Examples of Exceptional Preservation in Fossil Reptiles

How could structures this delicate survive the ravages of tens or hundreds of millions of years?

Titan Takes the Age Stage

Saturn's giant moon has prompted a flurry of new science papers. Can anyone keep it billions of years old?

Are Saturn's Moons Younger than the Dinosaurs?

Stunning admissions show that secular astronomers can't keep Saturn's moons billions of years old.

Hot Jupiters: Astronomers Blew It

The experts were (and are) wrong about how planets form, new data from a weird exoplanet show.
Ceres

Ceres Shows Serious Youth

The latest high-resolution images from asteroid Ceres show "mysteries" including surprisingly young features.

Minimal Cell Challenges Naturalism

Origin of life theorists face a much higher "Mount Improbable" seeing a minimal cell with 473 genes.
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