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Pseudofossils, Pareidolia, And Other Rorschachery
Pilobolus posted a topic in Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil FabricationsPost 'em if you got 'em... An armored jaw-less fish...obviously.
The world's oldest fossils or oily gunk? - Apex Chert - Australia
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsThe world's oldest fossils or oily gunk? Research suggests these 3.5 billion-year-old rocks don't contain signs of life Birger Rasmussen and Janet Muhling, PhysOrg, The Conversation. February 2, 2023 The world’s oldest fossils or oily gunk? New research suggests these 3.5 billion-year-old rocks don’t contain signs of life Birger Rasmussen and Janet Muhling, The Conversation A 3.5-billion year old Pilbara find is not the oldest fossil: so what is it? David Wacey and Martin Saunders, The conversation, April 2015 The open access pa
Color Guide To Pennsylvanian Fossils Of North Texas
Conostichus posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionAlmost there! Over 270 pages of full color fossils from the Pennsylvanian of North Texas The long-awaited sequel to the Pennsylvanian Fossils of North Texas (2003) Available Q4 2015 in hardcopy, digital and e-reader formats.
Pseudofossils on Mars
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsCould things that look like fossils trick us thinking there was once life on Mars? If you want to believe, fake Martian fossils might convince you (but they're just rock formations). By Elizabeth Rayne, SYFY, November 30, 20221 McMahon, S. and Cosmidis, J., 2021. False biosignatures on Mars: anticipating ambiguity. Journal of the Geological Society. An Entomologist Claims That Mars Is Covered in Bug-Shaped Things, And He Has 'Proof' Yours, Paul H.
Micro Fossils May Be Pseudomorphs
Scylla posted a topic in Fossil NewsFossil mimicking geology more common than actual fossils https://www.sciencenews.org/article/fake-fossil-biomorphs-more-common-ancient-rocks-real-fossils
Seaspawn posted a topic in Fossil IDEvening all. I don't think any of these warrants its own post, as they're just "unusual rocks" that I picked up on the Suffolk beach in the UK I comb regularly. I appreciate any and all input.
Potential marine fossils?
DawnOfADream posted a topic in Fossil IDHello everyone! Today I went to Mentone, Victoria (Australia/Down Under) and found what I think + hope to be marine fossil specimens. I was hoping to get your views on whether they are real or pseudofossils. I have looked at information regarding fossils from the nearby Beaumaris fossil site but am unsure. Any help is appreciated! Whale ear bone (?) - L: 8 cm W: 5 cm H: 2.5 cm
"World's Oldest Fossils" (Stromatolites, Greenland) Might Actually Be Simple Rocks
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsGeologists Question 'Evidence Of Ancient Life' In 3.7 Billion-Year-Old Rocks, NPR, All Things Considered https://www.npr.org/2018/10/17/658103489/geologists-question-evidence-of-ancient-life-in-3-7-billion-year-old-rocks "World's Oldest Fossils" Might Actually Be Simple Rocks, And We're Here For The Drama, Carly Cassella, Science Alert https://www.sciencealert.com/doubt-raised-over-current-record-holder-oldest-fossil-sign-of-life The paper is: Abigail C. Allwood, Minik T. Rosing, David T. Flannery, Joel A. Hurowitz and Christopher
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