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Flight: If You Can’t Evolve It, Model Your Imagination
May 4, 2019
This is silly. A robot model with outstretched arms cannot begin to say how dinosaurs took wing.
Photosynthesis: Darwin’s Great Mystery Is Still a Mystery
May 2, 2019
Darwin’s Great Mystery, Photosynthesis, Is Still a Mystery by Jerry Bergman, PhD The origin of photosynthesis has always been a profound problem for evolution. A 2019 study by one of the leading researchers in this area, Tanai Cardona, from the Department of Life Sciences at Imperial College London, has confirmed the fact that after decades […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]