Diamonds Made in Minutes Without Heat
November 21, 2020
Researchers manufactured diamonds in minutes at room temperature, using shear stresses.
Mars Lost Its Water Rapidly
November 20, 2020
A new mechanism for desiccation on Mars could have dried up an ocean much faster than previously thought.
Closing In on Fast Radio Bursts
November 6, 2020
Astronomers claim to have identified the source of one instance of the most enigmatic explosions in the universe.
Cosmology Shrieks in the Dark
October 30, 2020
Modern cosmologists spend more and more money looking for dark matter. So far it's all trick and no treat.
This Exoplanet Shouldn’t Exist
October 29, 2020
Astronomers are baffled by a Neptune-sized exoplanet with an atmosphere that should have burned up long ago.
Lunar Tunes: Dreaming for Theory Rescue
October 23, 2020
Oh what a tangled web they weave when they assume things have to be billions of years old to give Darwin time to evolve life by accident.
Sappy OOL Hypothesis Turns Sour
October 19, 2020
A spoonful of sugar helps an unrealistic origins story go down, but it doesn't make it nutritious.
Darwin’s Flawed Atoll Theory Still Taught
October 13, 2020
Rice University says Darwin’s theory of the slow buildup of coral atolls is “fatally flawed.” Study: Darwin’s theory about coral reef atolls is fatally flawed (Rice University). Darwin investigated other questions than evolution, such as the nature of barnacles, pigeons and things, but they all attempted to promote views of long ages and the gradual […]
Gumby Geology Stretches to Fit Darwin’s Timeline
October 12, 2020
Guess how fast the Sierra Nevada Mountains formed? In a "geologic instant" they're now claiming.
Two More Climate Snafus Found
October 1, 2020
Is the science really settled on climate change? Here are two more oversights in the models.
Unknowns Found in Climate Change Models
September 21, 2020
"Follow the science!" the consensus demands, and many politicians fall in line to look good. These stories cast doubt on the science.
Extraordinary Claim: Life on Venus?
September 15, 2020
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence, scientists like to say. One smelly molecule is not enough to claim life.
Big Errors Common in Big Science
September 8, 2020
It’s in the nature of theories to be overturned by new data. So how much trust should be put in current theories? Even the positivists like the reporters in New Scientist recognize that “There is no such thing as scientific truth, just a set of provisional truths that are subject to revision or rejection when […]
Asteroid Ceres Is Young
September 1, 2020
The bright spots on Ceres formed recently, say scientists, and activity could be going on today.
Earth Water Was Always Here
August 31, 2020
A new theory for the origin of Earth's oceans tries to make a splash again. This one says the Earth has always been wet.