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May the Weak Force Be With You

We couldn't live without the weak force, the least understood and underappreciated natural force.

Radiocarbon Dating Is Not Globally Uniform

Adjustment required for dates in the Levant could undermine published results by decades and impact debates about Biblical chronology.

Beware of Overconfident Dating Methods

Simplistic presentations about how scientists date rocks overlook the worldview assumptions involved.

Can Radioactive Decay Constants Vary?

Three physicists claim to see cyclical variations in beta decay rates of two elements correlated with solar neutrino flux.

Pluto May Be Erupting

Two mountains that look like giant volcanoes hint at current activity on Pluto.

Blow to Supernova Nucleogenesis Theory

There's 100 times less of a radioactive element on the ocean floor than expected.
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