Right-To-Left, if yo...

Have you seen this movie about DNA in amber that could recreate Dinosaurs, so they could break loose and feast on skeptics? You may have heard of it. No way to measure the age of DNA? Indeed there is. It’s called Amino Acid Racemization (AAR) and it’s not as bad as it sounds. As stated...

The Exclusion of the...

Bugs, feathers, plants and lizards. Plenty of them doing time in amber. Obviously they can fit into a respective evolutionary pattern, which then should correlate to a certain time period in the long history of earthly evolution. Except they don’t. Trying to fit amber inclusions into the...

The Redisposition of...

There’s a law, and it’s the Law of Superposition. It basically states that the deeper a deposit, the older it is, the shallower the deposit the younger it is. It’s a great way to date rocks and its logic as heck. It’s a law and geologists get very grumpy when someone dares to speak against...

Getting an Enemar

When atoms are irritated with external magnetic fields, their own magnetic fields go hinky; much like when you hold a magnet next to a compass. They begin to resonate at varying frequencies and all sorts of valuable information can then be extracted, just like in a classical good cop/bad cop...

Radioactive Dating

It may sound like a dangerous form of courtship, but far from it. Every living thing continuously exchanges carbon dioxide through food and air, going in and out. But once the living thing dies, no more carbon going in — only out. By literally counting how much carbon atoms (more...