May the Weak Force Be With You
November 25, 2018
We couldn't live without the weak force, the least understood and underappreciated natural force.
Radiocarbon Dating Is Not Globally Uniform
May 31, 2018
Adjustment required for dates in the Levant could undermine published results by decades and impact debates about Biblical chronology.
Beware of Overconfident Dating Methods
October 27, 2017
Simplistic presentations about how scientists date rocks overlook the worldview assumptions involved.
Can Radioactive Decay Constants Vary?
November 28, 2016
Three physicists claim to see cyclical variations in beta decay rates of two elements correlated with solar neutrino flux.
Pluto May Be Erupting
November 10, 2015
Two mountains that look like giant volcanoes hint at current activity on Pluto.
Blow to Supernova Nucleogenesis Theory
January 20, 2015
There's 100 times less of a radioactive element on the ocean floor than expected.