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  • Review: A God That Could Be Real
    Review: 'A God That Could Be Real.'
    Did the God of the bible exist prior to the universe? Did this God also create the universe? Does this very same God have knowledge of all things? Does God also plan what happens next? Can this very same God even violate the laws of nature?...
  • The “greatest absence of evolution ever reported” is still proof of evolution
    The “greatest absence of evolution ever reported” is still proof of evolution
    Welcome to evolution for which lack of evidence is evidence, the contradiction of the claim is evidence and a theory about everything thus becomes a theory about nothing—as was elucidated within the article: Is evolution a theory about...
  • View from the Spirit rover looking toward Husband Hill
    Spirit rover: more evidence for ancient hot springs on Mars
    The Spirit rover may have finished its journey a long time ago, but there is still plenty of data to go through and analyze, and continued study of that data has provided more evidence for one of the rover’s most significant findings:...
  • What is the “Origin-of-Life Prize”?
    What is the “Origin-of-Life Prize”?
    To those unaware, the “Origin-of-Life Prize” is the brainchild of “The Gene Emergence Project” which is, in turn, a project of The Origin-of-Life Science Foundation, Inc. which is a 501(c)3 science and education foundation...
  • Hypothetical colorful plant life on a habitable exoplanet
    Scientists create catalog of earthly life forms to help search for alien biology
    With exoplanets now being discovered by the thousands, and estimated to be in the billions in our galaxy alone, attention is naturally turning to how astronomers might be able to search for evidence of life on any of those far-away worlds. Now, a...
  • Interior of Enceladus
    Cassini finds evidence for hydrothermal activity on Saturn’s moon Enceladus
    The deep oceans on Earth are teeming with life, despite the cold and darkness, thanks to hydrothermal vents which provide needed heat and nutrients in an otherwise rather uncomfortable environment. Now, the first evidence has been found for...
  • Kepler-7b
    New technique to study clouds on exoplanets developed by researchers at MIT
    While exoplanets are now being discovered by the thousands, it is still a painstaking process to determine any specific details about them, since they are so incredibly far away. However, astronomers have been devising new techniques to do just...
  • Methane rain on Titan
    New research shows how exotic biology may be possible on Titan
    The search for life elsewhere has long focused on what we are most familiar with on Earth – in other words, “life as we know it,” or organisms which are carbon-based and require water to survive. However, a growing number of...
  • Do cats prefer their sight over their sense of smell?
    New research suggests that cats may prefer sight over smell
    We generally think of cats as using their sense of smell to find their food. However, a new study shows that may not be the case. The study, conducted in the U.K., is the first that actually looks at which sense cats prefer to use in certain...
  • Greedo
    South American catfish earns 'Star Wars' character name
    With the newest Star Wars installment slated to come out this year, it seems everyone has got George Lucas’ interstellar world on their minds, even scientists. CNN reported on March 19 that a species of suckerfish armored catfish, previously...
  • Aurora Borealis and Australis
    Mysterious dust cloud detected around Mars
    Two unexpected phenomena have been observed in the Martian atmosphere by NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft: an unexplained high-altitude dust cloud and an aurora that reaches well into the Martian atmosphere.It...
  • February global temperatures were 2nd warmest on record
    Global temperatures in February were 2nd warmest on record
    February’s global land and sea average combined temperature of 1.48 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average was the second highest for the month since records started, according to the latest monthly analysis released on Wednesday...
  • Hunt asteroids for NASA with a desktop app
    Hunt asteroids for NASA with a desktop app
    Space is gigantic; even for the people whose job it is to know space inside out, it can be too much. So, with that problem in mind, NASA released a desktop application this week so that amateur astronomers can help them hunt down asteroids...
  • Frost Museum of Science to host annual Galaxy Gala & Big Bang
    Frost Museum of Science to host annual Galaxy Gala & Big Bang
    On Saturday, April 18, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science will host its 13th Annual Galaxy Gala: Aqua Lumière, an evening to raise funds for the Museum, celebrate its continued success and showcase the ongoing construction of its new...
  • Who cut down the Petrified Forests?
    Who were the Lumberjacks of the Petrified Forest?
    Petrified forests can be found in dozens of locations all around the globe, dating back more than 250 million years. So, the question is, who cut down all those trees with the precision of a chainsaw?Petrified woodis the result of a tree having...