Geoscience Research Institute

News Archives – Jan-June 2004

DISCLAIMER:  The following links do not necessarily represent endorsement by the Geoscience Research Institute, but are meant to provide information from a wide range of viewpoints and expertise on scientific issues, religious issues, and the interface between the two, particularly in the area of creation and evolution.


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  • ASTRONOMY: The Short Spectacular Life of a Superstar” requires free registration / 25 June 2004 / Gerry Gilmore / Science, v.304, n.5679, p.1915-1916
  • Michael Majerus Profile: In Defense of Darwin and a Former Icon of Evolution” requires free registration / 25 June 2004 / Fiona Proffitt / Science, v.304, n.5679, p.1894-1895 — after a severe drubbing, the famous example of the peppered moth is getting refurbished
  • Mother Lode of Mutations / June 24, 2004 / University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine / ScienceDaily — zebrafish early development survey sheds light on human infertility and birth defects
  • Dark Days Doomed Dinosaurs / June 24, 2004 / Purdue University / ScienceDaily — though the catastrophe that destroyed the dinosaurs’ world may have begun with blazing fire, it probably ended with icy darkness
  • Thomas Gold: 1920-2004 / 23 June 2004 / Matin Durrani / Physics World — controversial astronomer and geoscientist, Gold is best known for helping to develop the steady-state theory of the universe. Although the theory is widely viewed to be incorrect, many of his other unconventional ideas have stood the test of time.
  • Creationism & the Early Church / January 1999 / Robert I. Bradshaw — the early church’s interpretations of Genesis 1-11 from the close of the New Testament until the death of Augustine of Hippo (430 AD)

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  • The Anti-Creationists” / June 2004 / Henry M. Morris / Back to Genesis, n.186 (Institute for Creation Research)
  • A Story of Two Professors” / June 2004 / Jerry Bergman / Impact, n.372 (Institute for Creation Research)
  • What Came Before DNA? / June 2004 / Carl Zimmer / Discover, v.25, n.6 — will scientists soon reveal how life began on Earth by creating a primordial organism in the lab
  • Useless Body Parts / June 2004 / Jocelyn Selim / Discover, v.25, n.6 — what do we need sinuses for, anyway
  • Origin of species / May 27, 2004 / Deborah Smith / Sydney Morning Herald — our closest relative, the chimpanzee, is not quite as close to us as was thought
  • Dust rocks Martian river theory / 25 May 2004 / Philip Ball / Nature science update — signs of water may really be slumping sand
  • Ancient continents sent flying / 21 May 2004 / Mark Peplow / Nature science update — shifting core may have accelerated land movements
  • Survival in the first hours of the Cenozoic” / May 2004 / Douglas S. Robertson, Malcolm C. McKenna, Owen B. Toon, Sylvia Hope, and Jason A. Lillegraven / Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., v.116, n.5, p.760-768
  • Rethinking the emplacement and evolution of zoned plutons: Geochronologic evidence for incremental assembly of the Tuolumne Intrusive Suite, California” / May 2004 / Drew S. Coleman, Walt Gray, and Allen F. Glazner / Geology, v.32, n.5, p.433-436

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