What Science Doesn’t Know
August 23, 2019
For all the confident triumphalism scientists display, there are major things they do not grasp.
Misinterpreting Fossil Graveyards
March 30, 2019
Fossils are real, but the stories concocted to explain how mixed-up animals became buried together involve assumptions.
New Waterfall Theory Affects Interpretations of Climate, Tectonics
March 14, 2019
How do waterfalls form? Geologists tested them in the lab, and found that some of them can make themselves. It has been long assumed that you need some external event to form a waterfall: a change in rock, a change in flow, a landslide, or some other “allogenic” source. Three scientists, publishing in Nature this […]
Doubts About Climate Consensus
May 16, 2017
Several papers make it hard to believe that humans are to blame for climate change, or that scientists even know what is going on.
Geology Theories Are Not Set in Stone
January 7, 2016
To be a geologist, you have to have a big imagination and always be ready to have your favorite theory overturned.
Balanced Rocks Challenge Dating Methods
August 26, 2015
A person could almost push over some balanced rocks. Have they really been standing for 10,000 years through earthquakes and all?
Earth as a Habitable Planet
September 29, 2014
When viewed as a planet among planets, Earth is surprisingly surprising, considering how close it is to scientists' investigating eyes.