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March 13th, 2018 - 9:43 pm § in Science

Stephen Hawking, 1942-2018

Scientist, thinker, teacher, human.[...]

March 8th, 2018 - 9:31 am § in Science

XENOTRANSPlANTATION SCARES ME

XENOTRANSPLANTATION Japanese researchers have developed pigs that can be used to provide organs and cells for transplanted into humans. I am scared because of DNA. The pig DNA will now be alive in people. There is no way to be sure that this DNA will not get free and insert itself into its human hos[...]

February 11th, 2018 - 2:30 am § in Religion, Science

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: When was the garden of Eden?

BEFORE EVE THERE WAS ADAM AND EDEN. When did the Deity create Man?  A new study indicates that the guy scientists call “Y-chromosomal Adam,” or “Genetic Adam,” walked the Earth around 209,000 years ago. The finding contradicts biblical  literalists claim that the creation w[...]

January 4th, 2018 - 12:25 am § in Science

Happy Birthday Isaac

On January 4, 1643, Isaac Newton was born in the hamlet of Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England (using the “old” Julien calendar, Newton’s birth date is sometimes displayed as December 25, 1642). A premature baby born tiny and weak, Newton was not expected to survive.[...]

December 22nd, 2017 - 1:43 am § in Misc., Science

Equinox: December .. when the days get longer!

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October 22nd, 2017 - 12:51 am § in Science

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: We Were There: Earliest Homo sapiens found in Morocco

300,000 year old remains of 5 people, including an 8 year old child found in a cave in Morocco We have known for several years that Homo sapiens, modern humans,  migrated from Africa into the adjacent areas of Asia, the areas we now call the “Middle East.” In the Middle East they mixe[...]

September 6th, 2017 - 8:28 am § in Misc., Science

What kind of fish is that?

The Capybara .. the Vatican’s fish. As reported in Scientific American, October, 1994: Lots of capybara meat is/was eaten by Colombians and Venezuelans who appealed to the Vatican during the 16th century in order to be allowed to eat capybaras during Lent. The pope back then declared the capyb[...]

August 20th, 2017 - 1:52 am § in Hypocrisy, Science

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: When logic undermines belief

Major Threat to Religion? Clergy People Coming Out as Atheists by Greta Christina  on AlterNet    What happens when a clergy person — a minister, a priest, a rabbi, an imam — realizes he doesn’t believe in God? And what happens when he says it out loud? What happens when they fi[...]

July 11th, 2017 - 2:46 pm § in Religion, Repugnants, Science

The Earth in 1893

And some people’s knowledge of science hasn’t changed much since then. The blurb reads: “MAP OF THE SQUARE AND STATIONARY EARTH. BY PROF. ORLANDO FERGUSON, HOT SPRINGS, SOUTH DAKOTA. Four Hundred Passages in the Bible that Condemns the Globe Theory, or the Flying Earth, and None Su[...]

July 7th, 2017 - 5:39 pm § in Science

Path of the Aug. 21 solar eclipse

The area between pink lines is where total eclipse will be visible.   [...]