VIEW HEADLINES ONLY

Science Findings Can Be Counter-Intuitive

It takes honesty and courage to report findings that don't make sense or go against "common knowledge."

Did Mars Experience Planetwide Storms?

Impossible as it seems now, scientists believe that dry red planet had massive, flooding storms in the past.

Natural Selection Favors Illogic

Nothing in Darwin's mechanism guarantees humans will think rationally. Fitness might actually favor stupidity. For proof, look at the reasoning of people who believe in natural selection.

Earth's Geodynamo: An Energy Crisis

A new theory to maintain Earth's magnetic field looks like a case of special pleading to rescue a dogma.

Rapid, Plentiful Gold Possible

Geologists have up-estimated the process of gold ore transportation from deep underground to surface by a factor of ten to a hundred.

Gold, Earthquakes, and Time

How long does it take to form veins of gold in the rock? (a) millions of years; (b) less than a second.
All Posts by Date