God In Nature

The Dragonfish – The Black Hole of the Deep

     Why does the dragonfish need this cloaking ability?  It mostly spends its time in inky blackness a mile deep in the ocean, where there is no sunlight.  But there are plenty of lights down there.  Most creatures at that depth can produce their own light, they are bioluminescent  Perhaps the most famous is…
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The Black Hole – Is Anyone Else Out There Taking Pics?

     On April 10th astronomers stunned the world by releasing the first ever picture of a massive black hole.  A second picture taken at the same time (shown above) showed the “neighborhood” of the black hole near the center of the M87 galaxy.  The black hole in M87 is one of the brightest objects…
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The Black Hole – What Lies Behind It?

     On Wednesday, April 10th, the headlines throughout the world screamed, “We have seen a black hole for the first time!”.  The picture was in the newspapers and all over the news channels.  For a day, it drowned out the steady stream of political drama, armed conflicts, and natural disasters. Why did this picture…
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The “Pillars of Creation”

    The “Pillars of Creation” is one of the most visually stunning photographs ever taken by the NASA Hubble Space Telescope.  The towering, billowing, colorful clouds of interstellar gas and dust reside in a corner of the Eagle Nebula about 6,500-7,000 light years from earth (quite close in astronomical terms).  The pillars are massive…
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“In the Beginning, God …”

       “Earthrise”   That is the name given to this iconic picture.  The picture wasn’t supposed to be taken.  On Christmas Eve 1968 the first manned mission to the moon, Apollo 8, entered into lunar orbit.  It circled out of sight behind the moon, and for the first time humans saw the dark…
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