Let’s Help “Professor Dave” Understand the Precambrian
We have much to teach the non-professor, and I trust that he is grateful for the education being rendered to him here.
“Lying on the Internet”? Debunking Dave Farina on Stephen Meyer
A lot of nonsense gets published in peer-reviewed journals and it needs expertise to separate the wheat from the chaff. Farina lacks any expertise to do this.
Fossil Friday: Dickinsonia, the Ediacaran Animal that Wasn’t
Gregory Retallack is a kind of maverick paleontologist, who endorses a fringe hypothesis that Ediacaran organisms were not marine but terrestrial lichens.
Happy New Year! #1 Story of 2021: Cambrian Explosion Goes Nuclear
Here are two very interesting updates to my recent articles on alleged Ediacaran animals and the Cambrian Explosion.
Smithsonian Glosses Over the Cambrian Explosion
The nation’s museum cannot ignore the collection of fossils Walcott sent them from the Burgess Shale. But can they explain them away?