Why Milankovitch Cycle Theory Is Like Astrology
June 22, 2018
Sometimes a hunch proves to be unworkable. The Milankovitch Cycle theory has too many complications. It’s time to give it up. In 1920s, Milutin Milankovitch, a Serbian astronomer, mathematician and popularizer of science, had a bright idea. Knowing that certain orbital cycles drift over time, he wondered if they could influence the earth’s climate. Though […]
Tiny Life Benefits the Whole World
April 19, 2018
Some very small organisms can produce global effects, such as the tiny crustaceans that stir the oceans every night. What would the oceans be like without life? If minerals, gases and nutrients had to mix by diffusion, the process would be very slow. Wind and currents could help somewhat. Now, Houghton et al., publishing in […]
Fossil Forest Found in Antarctica
November 20, 2017
Claimed to be 280 million years old, stumps of fossil trees retain original material in the world's coldest climate.
Hurricanes Are Not Increasing from Global Warming
September 8, 2017
Scientists explain that this hurricane season is not exceptional in the long term view, despite four devastating storms in just a week.
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.
Darwin Fail: Surprising Organisms Follow Their Own Path
July 25, 2017
There are organisms that change too fast, others that change too slow, and others that change without natural selection. What's a Darwinist to do?
Life Helps Protect the Planet
July 1, 2017
When humans make a mess of things, our fellow organisms try to help. That's no excuse for our failures to be good stewards.
More Reasons to Doubt Consensus
June 17, 2017
Recent scientific papers cast doubt on the ability of researchers to understand systems as complex as climate.
Secularists Can Believe Mars Had a Global Flood
June 6, 2017
Mars has no liquid water today, but water must have covered much of the planet in the past. How? Nobody knows.
Pretending Intelligent Design Is Like Evolution
April 18, 2017
Imprecise language confuses the evolution issue, making it seem like goal-directed activity of intelligent minds mimics Darwinism.
Scientism Fails Another Defense
March 12, 2017
A physicist's latest attempt to justify scientism reveals a deplorable ignorance of history, logic and philosophy of science.
Natural Selection Favors Illogic
March 5, 2017
Nothing in Darwin's mechanism guarantees humans will think rationally. Fitness might actually favor stupidity. For proof, look at the reasoning of people who believe in natural selection.
How Many More Anomalies Can Darwinism Take?
February 11, 2017
Darwinism survives not because it is empirically verified, but because it is a deduction from a tightly-held materialistic worldview.
Climate Flap Echoes Political Divide
February 8, 2017
Reactions to a whistleblower's statements raise the possibility that the climate-science consensus is largely political, not empirical.
Doubts About Dates and Climate
February 4, 2017
New findings cast doubt on scientists' ability to be certain about their consensus views.