Earth Water Was Always Here
August 31, 2020
A new theory for the origin of Earth's oceans tries to make a splash again. This one says the Earth has always been wet.
Another Big Science Fail Over Pollution
June 5, 2020
Is plastic polluting the world's oceans? Yes, but not nearly as much as hundreds of studies had claimed. Measure, don't assume!
Crucial Geological Proxy May Be Misinterpreted
November 11, 2019
Many inferences about past climate and evolution depend on a measurement with dubious interpretations.
Wood Buried Under Ocean Floor Thousands of Miles at Sea
October 22, 2019
Wood chips hundreds of feet deep in ocean sediments have been found. How did they get there?
Lunar Mysteries Plague Materialist Theories 50 Years After Apollo
July 17, 2019
Apollo was supposed to decide between 3 competing theories for the moon's origin. Conclusion: all 3 were wrong.
Fallacious Assumptions Corrupt Science
January 8, 2019
Scientists are not immune from the attraction of primrose paths that lead to confirmation of their biases.
Mars Is Losing Its Atmosphere Fast
July 20, 2018
Measurements of Martian atmospheric loss rates imply incredible changes over the assumed billions of years of Mars' history.
After Cassini, Titan Still a Problem for Long Ages
May 3, 2018
The scientist who predicted a global ocean on Titan 35 years ago is still baffled over why Cassini did not find it.
Did Earth Get Its Water from Meteor Squirt Guns?
April 28, 2018
You can't just fire bullets at pumice and claim that Earth got its oceans that way.
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 […]
Ceres Is Young
March 16, 2018
Dawn Mission scientists were surprised to see this asteroid (dwarf planet Ceres) with a water cycle and evidence of rapid geological changes.
The Evolution of the Darwin Fish
February 17, 2018
The Darwin Fish scientific method: Draw a fish. Draw legs on it to mock Christians who use it as a symbol. Then furiously hunt for evidence that a fish with feet existed.
Hidden Volcano Comes to Light
January 17, 2018
It was the largest volcanic eruption in history. It happened five years ago. Did you hear about it? Probably not. Here's why.
Facing Reality About Life on Other Planets, 5: Water and Rock
September 12, 2017
by Dr Henry Richter There is much interest in searching for life elsewhere in the Universe. In previous articles I talked about the many criteria describing conditions and circumstances required to establish and maintain life on a planet. I talked about the importance of the location of the planet in its solar system. The location […]
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.