Prehistoric asteroid wiped out nearly all mammals as well as dinosaurs, research suggests

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 […]

Why creationists are out of time with history and science

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 — John Moffitt (@JohnRMoffitt) July 7, 2015 It’s a beautiful trilobite fossil and it reminded me of my fondness for trilobites.