Dino Expert Cannot Explain Soft Tissue
October 5, 2020
Overheard on the Editor's vacation: a dinosaur expert is baffled by soft tissue.
Big Errors Common in Big Science
September 8, 2020
It’s in the nature of theories to be overturned by new data. So how much trust should be put in current theories? Even the positivists like the reporters in New Scientist recognize that “There is no such thing as scientific truth, just a set of provisional truths that are subject to revision or rejection when […]
Extinctions: A Playground for Darwin Storytellers
May 28, 2020
The fossils show that many species are gone from our planet. But explaining how they went extinct depends on one's worldview beliefs.
Don’t Assume Science and Reality Are Equivalent
December 2, 2019
Scientists and philosophers have questioned for centuries if science is a true reflection of reality. Most just assume it is.
Amino Acids Found in Cretaceous Amber
May 3, 2019
If this doesn't take the cake for soft tissue preservation: intact amino acids in amber said to be 100 million years old!
Scientific Papers Can No Longer Be Trusted
August 2, 2018
How do you know a paper is not a hoax? or fake science? It's getting increasingly difficult to tell, and Big Science is worried.
Scientific Discoveries Can Cast Doubt on Long-Held Beliefs
July 28, 2018
You have to look beneath the surface veneer of bluffing in science news to see how the sausage is made before it gets packaged to the press.
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 the 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. […]
Big Science Fights Christian Values
October 22, 2017
Secular scientists have more than just Darwinism to offer as an alternative to creation. They have political clout to fight traditional values with anti-Christian political and educational positions.
Amazonia Not Pristine
March 2, 2017
The tropical rainforests of Brazil, once thought to be pristine habitats of noble savages, show evidence of mass reworking by humans for millennia.
Darwinism Still Corrupts Culture
January 22, 2017
The bad fruits of Social Darwinism are well known. Less well known are ongoing negative influences of modern Darwinian ideas on human behavior.
Non-Darwinian Biological Change
August 11, 2016
Scientists find many examples of biological change that do not fit the mutation-selection paradigm.
Bad Assumptions Confuse Geological Ages and Processes
July 8, 2016
The best models in a scientific field can be overturned at any time when someone takes a critical look at the underlying assumptions.
Is Geology in a Scientific Revolution?
March 25, 2016
The editors of a leading geology journal consider the possibility that one of their core concepts is a mere paradigm.
March 4, 2015
Cosmologists act less like scientists and more like actors, the more that anomalies threaten their paradigm.