ATP Synthase Shows Reason for ‘Slippage’
June 26, 2019
The engine of life shows more engineering finesse with each new discovery.
Geophysics Not Rock Solid Science
October 1, 2018
With observation, instruments and models, you would think geophysics is hard science.
Facing Reality About Life on Other Planets: Geophysics
September 5, 2017
by Dr Henry Richter This is a continuation of my discussion on the requirements to allow life to exist on a planet elsewhere in the universe. My discussion moved from our position in the galaxy, our position in the solar system, and then focused on the earth, looking at the influence of our moon, our […]
Stuff Geologists Think They Know Till Tomorrow
December 22, 2015
The science of geology is like quicksand, ever shifting and not rock solid.
Planet Rotation Limits Habitability
August 15, 2014
Life can't exist on a planet that rotates too fast or slow. This is another Goldilocks problem for astrobiologists to consider.
Life Worth Imitating
July 7, 2014
The living treasure chest of biological designs opens wider each week, inspiring human engineers to improve human health and productivity.
Three More Ways to Benefit from Nature's Designs
May 12, 2014
Three completely different biological mechanisms, at different scales of size, studied by different universities: all agree nature's designs are wonderful, but difficult to imitate.