Geologists Smash Pluto to Make it Look Old
February 7, 2022
Planetary scientists pull out their tried-and-true all-purpose explanation: impacts.
Leaky Mitochondria Keep Sea Otters Warm
December 14, 2021
Darwin-free research on sea otters might have benefits for humans.
Will Mars InSight Bring Clear Vision?
November 26, 2018
Now that NASA's latest Mars lander has successfully deployed, what findings are worth watching?
Synthetic Fossils Show Organic Films Can Preserve Quickly
July 31, 2018
In an attempt to learn about the fossilization process, scientists have found that exceptional fossils don’t require millions of years. Scientists at the University of Bristol are old-earth evolutionists, but what they found by experiment mimicked what can be seen in fossils. How long did it take? One day. Exceptionally-preserved fossils, like those of dinosaur […]
Juno How Old the Solar System Is?
July 6, 2016
Everyone knows the solar system is 4.5 billion years old. Everyone, that is, except Nature herself.
Earth's Geodynamo: An Energy Crisis
January 25, 2016
A new theory to maintain Earth's magnetic field looks like a case of special pleading to rescue a dogma.
News to Enhance Your Birding
December 23, 2015
Birdwatching is more fun when you learn what's going on in those feathered bodies.
Hair Makes You Bigger and Warmer
November 15, 2015
Scientists found that hair increases a beast's surface area by a factor of 100.
Surprising Animals Old and New
June 19, 2015
Moving creatures, whether extant or extinct, never cease to hold fascination for human observers.
What You're Not Being Told About Earth's Magnetic Field
April 17, 2015
The simple story for the public: a dynamo creates the earth's magnetic field. The real story: complex scenario needed to start it and keep it running.
Astrobiology Hopes Diminish
December 6, 2014
Recent findings both near and far create challenges for beliefs that life is common in the universe.