Episode 29: January 2017

January 13, 2017

Hugh Ross

The End of the Ediacaran: Two New Exceptionally Preserved Body Fossil Assemblages from Mount Dunfee, Nevada, USA

http://geology.gsapubs.org/content/early/2016/09/23/G38157.1.abstract

Sulfur-Oxidizing Bateria Prior to the Great Oxidation Event from the 2.52 Ga Gamohaan Formation of South Africa

http://geology.gsapubs.org/content/early/2016/10/07/G38150.1.abstract

 

Jeff Zweerink

Conditions for Life May Hinge on How Fast the Universe Is Expanding

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/02/conditions-life-may-hinge-how-fast-universe-expanding

 

Fuz Rana

Pregnancy Changes the Brain in Ways That May Help Mothering

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/19/health/pregnancy-brain-change.html?_r=1

The Protective Power of Morning Sickness

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/09/the-protective-power-of-morning-sickness/501551/

 

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Work and Leisure: Divine Gifts but Potential Idols

January 10, 2017

Humans were designed for work and leisure in light of God's creation but both can be abused if not managed properly.

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Mystery Radio Bursts Traced to Distant Galaxy

January 5, 2017

Mystery of the fast radio bursts almost resolved: it's not ET, it's not exotic physics, it's an exotic neutron star

 

http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Mystery-radio-bursts-traced-to-distant-galaxy_85598

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Two Movies to Make You Think in 2017

January 3, 2017

Ken takes a look at two older movies for the new year, Conspiracy and The Matrix, to offer worldview thinking on the deep questions of life.

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God among Sages: Muhammad & Jesus

December 27, 2016

A comparison of the Prophet and the Son of God and why Jesus is not just another religious leader (part 4 of 4)

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God among Sages: Confucius & Jesus

December 20, 2016

A comparison of the Teacher and the Savior and why Jesus is not just another religious leader (part 3 of 4)

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Episode 28: December 2016

December 14, 2016

Hugh Ross

Origin and Evolution of Life Constraints on the Solar Model

http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/jmp.2011.226068

 

Jeff Zweerink

Conditions for Life May Hinge on How Fast the Universe Is Expanding

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/02/conditions-life-may-hinge-how-fast-universe-expanding

 

Fuz Rana

Discussion: research on the changing view in the scientific community on reactive oxygen species and how it relates to the case for design

 

AJ Roberts

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, December 9, 2016; Preliminary Report of Microcephaly Potentially Associated with Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy—Colombia, January–November 2016

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6549e1.htm?s_cid=mm6549e1_w

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God among Sages : Buddha & Jesus

December 13, 2016

A comparison of the Buddha and the Christ and why Jesus is not just another religious leader (part 2 of 4)

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God among Sages: Krishna & Jesus

December 6, 2016

A comparison of the Prince and the Lord and why Jesus is not just another religious leader (part 1 of 4)

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Quantum Mechanics and the Law of Noncontradiction

November 29, 2016

An online back-and-forth between a neuroscientist and a philosopher provided the backdrop for a fruitful discussion over how scientists and philosophers think.

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Philosophical Questions: Dr. J. T. Bridges

November 22, 2016

Why study philosophy and apologetics? Interview with Southern Evangelical Seminary's J. T. Bridges and Eric Gustafson

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Episode: 27 November 2016

November 15, 2016

Hugh Ross

A Catalog of Kepler Habitable Zone Exoplanet Candidates

https://arxiv.org/abs/1608.00620

The Unstable CO2 Feedback Cycle on Ocean Planets

https://arxiv.org/abs/1507.01727

Formation and Composition of Planets around Very Low Mass Stars

https://arxiv.org/abs/1610.03460

 

Fuz Rana

Cardiolipin Puts the Seal on ATP Synthase

http://www.pnas.org/content/113/31/8568

 

Nicholas Leadbeater

The Abiotic Chemistry of Thiolated Acetate Derivatives and the Origin of Life

http://www.nature.com/articles/srep29883

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Take Up and Read: St. Thomas Aquinas’s Summa Theologica

November 15, 2016

A masterpiece of historic Christian philosophy and theology, this text argues for the existence of God.

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