Misreading Soft Tissue
March 5, 2018
When organic remains are found in fossils said to be hundreds of millions of years old, what questions should be asked?
What Your Body Needs
February 3, 2018
Most of us know some basic things our bodies need, but it's unlikely many people have heard of some of these requirements.
Origin-of-Life Speculation Is Out of ContrOOL
February 2, 2018
OOL is short for Origin of Life. There's only one theory that works. The rest are so improbable, their supporters go to ridiculous lengths to believe them.
Water Theories Evaporate
March 20, 2017
After decades of telling the public comets brought Earth's water, scientists are giving up on the idea. It was volcanoes, now they say.
Searching for Life for Personal Glory
March 6, 2017
Are origin-of-life seekers really trying to understand life, or are they seeking fame and prizes?
Earth Magnetic Field Plays Music
February 25, 2017
Like a finely-tuned instrument, the earth's magnetic field creates standing-wave vibrations as it protects life.
Mars Madness Hits
February 7, 2017
The Curiosity rover is sending back photos of things mission scientists are struggling to understand.
Radiation, Mistakes, and Assumptions
August 19, 2016
Three news items about atomic radiation should cause us to beware of academic overstatement.
Amino Acids Unlikely to Survive on Mars
June 9, 2016
UV radiation quickly degrades amino acids on most Martian minerals, a new study shows.
Bluffing About Earth's Magnetic Field and Life's Chirality
June 2, 2016
The headlines might make one think evolutionists have finally scaled two monstrous hurdles for their theory.
Rearranging Deck Chairs on Sinking Planet Theories
April 27, 2016
Supernovas come in handy as theory rescue devices.
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.
Entropy in Space Seen at All Scales
October 22, 2015
Entropy at all scales: clearly seen. Creation of order: not so much.
Messages from Mercury
April 6, 2015
With MESSENGER in its final days before impact, the innermost planet has become a familiar place.
Rescuing Dinosaur Soft Tissue from the Ravages of Time
March 15, 2014
The reaction of scientists to irrefutable evidence for soft tissue in dinosaur bone sounds all too human: ignore, rant, rationalize; repeat.