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Cassini Plunges Through Enceladus Geyser, and Other Saturn News

Yesterday's daring plunge through a plume of an Enceladus geyser is the highlight of recent Saturn news.

Inspiring Designs in Life

When scientists look closely at living designs, they think, Wow! That's cool! I wonder if we could copy that?

Entropy in Space Seen at All Scales

Entropy at all scales: clearly seen. Creation of order: not so much.

Origin-of-Life Speculation Goes Off the Rails

Astrobiologists and their accomplices in the media are finding life everywhere where it isn't or couldn't be. Time to call in the science rangers.

Rapid, Plentiful Gold Possible

Geologists have up-estimated the process of gold ore transportation from deep underground to surface by a factor of ten to a hundred.

Pounding Headaches for Solar System Dates

It's hard to tell when things crashed into each other.

The Mind and Brain: Evolved or Created?

Evolutionists take swipes at saying the most complex matter in the universe is a product of blind, aimless processes of nature.

Pluto Shock Rebounds

The first research paper from the New Horizons team focuses and amplifies the shock waves coming from the first images in July.

Homochirality: Computers Are Not the Real World

Homochirality: Computers Are Not the Real World

Three Mavericks Who Won

The loner, not the consensus, is sometimes the one whose views get traction in science. Here are three historical examples.

Is Water Miraculous?

It depends on your definition of miracle, but one professor thinks the word might aptly be applied to H2O.

New Thoughts on Habitable Planets

Astrobiologists are trying to standardize the requirements for habitable planets. Do they get them all?

Scientific Progress Is Spelled "Bio-Inspiration"

Need fundamental insights into physics and technology? Look no further than the living world.

New Pluto Images Even More Perplexing

Pluto has terrain like no other world, leaving scientists perplexed; Enceladus' activity is also inexplicable for "geologic time".

Talk the Walk

Upright walking—that distinctive human form of locomotion—is more complex than putting one foot in front of the other. Let's talk the walk.
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