“The Burgess Shale adds to evidence that evolution proceeded with bouts of rapid diversification interspersed with extinctions,” says this article in the Smithsonian, thus bolstering my contention that evolution does take leaps.
Astronomers are now able to forecast rain – methane rain – on Saturn’s biggest moon Titan.
More proof of an electromagnetic universe
The origin of methane on Mars “could either be life or geological activity – including volcanism,”
After finding well-preserved bone marrow in a thigh bone of a woolly mammoth found in Siberia, scientists believe it may be possible to clone the giant mammal within five years.
“The fossil record shows no drastic changes in plant or animal life,” says this article on SOTT. I beg to differ.
Hundreds of times Earth’s oil reserves
“Generations of observers have been frustrated and fascinated by the low, wet pocks in the ground scattered from Delaware to Florida,”
Nano-diamonds coincide with the onset of cooling 12,900 years ago and may have wiped out woolly mammoths and the Clovis culture in North America.
Reader Jane Lawson wonders if the South Atlantic Magnetic Anomaly could have had anything to do with the recent Air France disaster.