Tag Archive for Science

February 5, 2014

A Special Thanks To Ken Ham and Bill Nye

A special thanks to Ken Ham, the Science Bloke, and Bill Nye, the Science Guy, for getting together last night to debate Creationism. For Bill Nye, he was kind of in a “damned if you do” and a “damned if you don’t” situation regarding whether or not to debate the issue. I appreciate his courage […]

October 14, 2012

Felix Baumgartner Does it!

Felix Baumgartner and Red Bull Stratos have done it! Felix ascended to a world record height today, setting new records all the way. There is no official confirmation that he broke Mach, but it looks like a sure thing. We prayed for Felix and watched his descent all the way. Incredible! Congratulations Felix Baumgartner and […]

March 31, 2010

Time Lords Discovered!

Cue Dr. Who theme music please… Know any time-space synaesthetes? New Scientist is reporting on a fascinating study out of UCSD; New Scientist says “two per cent of readers may be surprised to discover that they are members of an elite group with the power to perceive the geography of time.” These individuals perceive months […]

March 16, 2010

NASA Finds Shrimp Beneath Antarctic Ice

NASA has made a surprising discovery beneath the West Antarctic ice sheet. 600ft beneath the Ross Ice shelf, NASA has discovered a lone shrimp swimming about and clinging to a cable holding a bore-hole camera. Where life wasn’t expected, life was found. In the words of Dr. Ian Malcolm, “Life will find a way.”

July 2, 2009

Man Threatens To Reveal Coke Classic Recipe

I gotta big kick out this one. Over at Live Science, Benjamin Radford writes in his article on product secret recipes that he had planned to reveal the secret formula for Coke Classic until he received a threatening email: I had planned to reveal the whole Coke Classic formula, but as I prepared this column […]

May 29, 2009

Solar Alignment This Weekend

Manhattanhenge. It’s coming and it’s due to a solar alignment this weekend.

April 8, 2009

Hubble Finds Crown Of The King—NGC 7049

NASA/ESA reports hubble’s capture of a striking image from NGC 7049. The image resembles the crown of thorns placed atop Jesus’ head by Roman soldiers. In a press release, NASA/ESA reports: The NASA/ESA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured this image of NGC 7049, a mysterious looking galaxy on the border between spiral and elliptical galaxies. […]

April 6, 2009

Taepoding Missile Launch Partial Success: Universe Today

Ian O’Neill at Universe Today believes North Korea’s launch of a Taepoding missile was a partial success. O’Neill writes, “The Taepoding-2 rocket didn’t make it into space at all, and rather than orbiting the Earth, the communications satellite now rests at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. However, this is a worrying development, the missile […]

March 31, 2009

Could Space Junk Be Weaponized?

I was just thinking about that piece of Russian space junk that blazed a trail along the U.S. East Coast the other night. Is it possible to weaponize space junk? Could large rocket parts also have a secondary purpose? Would it be possible to install a guidance system to maneuver the object to hit a […]

March 3, 2009

Asteroid Threatened Earth With Disaster Monday

A Tunguska-sized asteroid passed within 72000 kilometers of Earth Monday. New Scientist says that is less than 1/5 the moon’s distance from Earth! The story reads like that baby just snuck up on us.