Scientific Data Does Not Interpret Itself
September 14, 2019
Here's a funny story about why data must always be interpreted by humans, who are often fallible.
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 […]
Detrital Zircons Can Give False Geological Ages
November 21, 2018
Zircons are a gold standard for dating. They can yield ages that are statistically significant, but geologically meaningless.
Darwinists Use Fossils as Props for Propaganda
September 25, 2018
With one-party rule in any institution, everything supports the party line. Open debate would be healthy for paleontology.
Hard Science Has a Firm Grip on Unreality
September 21, 2018
Anybody who thinks the hard sciences give us confidence in the real world should read this.
Fossils Can Mislead Big Time
September 15, 2018
Claims about fossil patterns rely on methods and assumptions that have been proven wrong.
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.
Cosmologists Are Blind in the Dark
November 15, 2016
A rash of recent science articles shows that secular cosmologists have no idea where they are, or why.
Medieval Dinosaurs Too Incredible for Materialists
October 1, 2016
Window dressing on the rock wall of a medieval church stirs unbelief, anger among anti-creationists.
These "Evolutionary" Fossils Don't Help Evolutionary Theory
January 31, 2015
Anti-evolutionary implications can stare paleontologists in the face, yet they still invoke evolutionary theory.
More Human-Evolution Contortions
January 30, 2015
Contrary data can be made to fit a theory if you know some good wrestling moves.
Geology Fails Oxygen Test
March 4, 2014
A rock used as a signature for the rise of oxygen in the early earth turns out to be misleading and useless for dating.
Snowball Earth: Manufacturing a Narrative
September 2, 2013
The press and TV treat presumed scenarios like a "snowball Earth" as historic facts. A look at how the sausage is made, however, shows little empirical meat and mostly filler in a process characterized by tweaking, picking, and constant debate.
Scientific Markers Can Mislead
June 26, 2012
In historical sciences, observable phenomena are often used as indicators of past phenomena. Some recent examples show how these can mislead researchers.