Dialogue 2011 #2
Who Cares What Darwin Was Like?
There are a lot of books on Darwin in existence, and these tend to idolize him. This book is quite different. It is undoubtedly a major contribution to the history of science. Even if you already know a lot about Darwin, you will learn something new. Read the rest of this entry »
Few youngsters can resist the excitement of those scary, but mysterious creatures called dinosaurs. Naturally there are lots of books about dinosaurs. Most are written with a young audience in mind. Some, of course, are better than others. While most of the dinosaur books published today feature wonderful illustrations, many of these books unfortunately interpret these creatures in an evolutionary context. Still, there are a number of dinosaur titles which promote a young earth view. Read the rest of this entry »
SINK OR SWIM!!
Imagine a dinosaur being swept far out to sea. It might seem like a crazy idea, but it appears that such an event happened in many places. The story however becomes even more amazing when we learn that these victims were unusually heavy creatures for their size, the kind that would be expected to sink like a stone once they were in water over their heads. To some, the story may not come as a complete surprise however. Way back in the dark ages, for example in the spring of 1995, an item appeared in Dialogue. In part, it ran as follows…… Read the rest of this entry »
Earthquakes: so much yet to learn!
Of all the scientific disciplines which resist solution, earthquake prediction certainly ranks close to the top of the list. One need only review the history of recent major events to discover how difficult this issue is. Read the rest of this entry »
Beauty in miniature
Anybody studying biology today is aware that proteins form the molecular machines that keep the cells of our bodies healthy. But how many students are told that these proteins are actually beautiful? Read the rest of this entry »
Creation Weekend – How Creation Defeats the Challenges of Evolution!
For close to 40 years now, the Creation Science Association of Alberta has brought interesting and qualified speakers to the province. In keeping with this excellent tradition, biologist Dr. Jerry Bergman is scheduled to speak in Edmonton on October 14 and 15, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »