New algae fossil discovery may reset the evolutionary time line Source: Complex Life Could Be Vastly Older Than Thought If found to be true, complex life could be as much as 500 million years older than previously thought. When life began on Earth is still somewhat of a mystery so any fossil that sheds light […]
I’ve always been fascinated by dinosaurs, ever since I was a young boy. While they take centre stage in the extinction event at the end of the Cretaceous, 65 million years ago, recent research by scientists from the University of Bath reveals that the impact of the asteroid that struck near the Yucatan peninsula was […]
An interesting piece in The Guardian by Dr. David Hone, about why creationists are out of time with history and science. It explores one example of the dishonesty that creationists are forced to employ in order to make creation “fit” with their view of reality: a world created by God. Creationists fail to appreciate the […]
Back in July, the following tweet showed up in my Twitter time-line. #TrilobiteTuesday A view of Erbenochile erbeni (Issoumour mountain), showing spines & eyes to best advantage. #HMNS pic.twitter.com/cSWwPBVtWU — John Moffitt (@JohnRMoffitt) July 7, 2015 It’s a beautiful trilobite fossil and it reminded me of my fondness for trilobites.