Today's Creation Moment http://www.creationmoments.com/ Each program features some scientific fact of nature that points to deliberate design not evolutionary chance. "Creation Moments" daily 2 minute radio broadcast with host Ian Taylor is heard around the world on over 1300 stations and outlets. Each program features scientific evidences of nature that points to delicate design not evolutionary chance. The daily broadcasts are compiled in our daily devotional book, Letting God Create Your Day. Each program is also available on cassette or CD. See CreationMoments.com for more information. en Creation Moments Inc. info@creationmoments.com http://www.creationmoments.com/daily-rss clean http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/all/themes/cmi/img/tpl/logo-podcast-144.jpg Today's Creation Moment http://www.creationmoments.com/ 144 144 Scuba Gear for Bacteria http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/scuba-gear-bacteria <p>Biotechnology may be a new word to you. It’s a relatively new science. Biotechnology is the science of engineering custom-made life forms. For example, biotechnologists can add to a bacterium the gene that makes fireflies glow. This procedure gives the bacterium the ability to glow.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/scuba-gear-bacteria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animals Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Biotechnology may be a new word to you. It’s a relatively new science. Biotechnology is the science of engineering custom-made life forms. For example, biotechnologists can add to a bacterium the gene that makes fireflies glow. This procedure gives t... Biotechnology may be a new word to you. It’s a relatively new science. Biotechnology is the science of engineering custom-made life forms. For example, biotechnologists can add to a bacterium the gene that makes fireflies glow. This procedure gives the bacterium the ability to glow. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/21 Track 21_58.mp3 Reptilian Housing Development Expert http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/reptilian-housing-development-expert <p>He looks slow and unimportant. He spends 90 percent of his time underground. But the gopher tortoise constructs a housing development that is home to over 360 species. In addition, his&nbsp; tunnels provide emergency shelter to many other creatures during forest fires.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/reptilian-housing-development-expert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animals Fri, 21 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments He looks slow and unimportant. He spends 90 percent of his time underground. But the gopher tortoise constructs a housing development that is home to over 360 species. In addition, his&nbsp; tunnels provide emergency shelter to many other creatures dur... He looks slow and unimportant. He spends 90 percent of his time underground. But the gopher tortoise constructs a housing development that is home to over 360 species. In addition, his&nbsp; tunnels provide emergency shelter to many other creatures during forest fires. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/20 Track 20_147.mp3 Natural Musical Abilities http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/natural-musical-abilities <p>We have previously reported on research that shows that human beings are born with a natural language ability. We are not only born with a hunger to learn language, we are also born with certain expectations about what language is. This fact can only serve as a witness to the Creator and His genius.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/natural-musical-abilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Humans Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments We have previously reported on research that shows that human beings are born with a natural language ability. We are not only born with a hunger to learn language, we are also born with certain expectations about what language is. This fact can only s... We have previously reported on research that shows that human beings are born with a natural language ability. We are not only born with a hunger to learn language, we are also born with certain expectations about what language is. This fact can only serve as a witness to the Creator and His genius. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/19 Track 19_147.mp3 Music Grass http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/music-grass <p>Reed instruments like the oboe and clarinet trace their ancestry back to instruments made by the Egyptians more than 4,000 years ago. An Egyptian relief dated to about 2700 B.C. shows a clarinet- type instrument.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/music-grass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Plants Wed, 19 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Reed instruments like the oboe and clarinet trace their ancestry back to instruments made by the Egyptians more than 4,000 years ago. An Egyptian relief dated to about 2700 B.C. shows a clarinet- type instrument. read more Reed instruments like the oboe and clarinet trace their ancestry back to instruments made by the Egyptians more than 4,000 years ago. An Egyptian relief dated to about 2700 B.C. shows a clarinet- type instrument. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/18 Track 18_148.mp3 Masters of Mimicry http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/masters-mimicry <p>Though they are only insects, stick insects seem to have an amazing knowledge of their surroundings. They are geniuses at using their predators’ weakness for their own protection.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/masters-mimicry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animals Tue, 18 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Though they are only insects, stick insects seem to have an amazing knowledge of their surroundings. They are geniuses at using their predators’ weakness for their own protection. read more Though they are only insects, stick insects seem to have an amazing knowledge of their surroundings. They are geniuses at using their predators’ weakness for their own protection. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/17 Track 17_147.mp3 How to Engineer a Better Turtle http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/how-engineer-better-turtle <p>Leatherback turtles make use of far more of the sea than most creatures. They can dive to depths of over 4,000 feet. They prefer cold, open ocean waters but lay their eggs on tropical beaches. Not only are they found all over the world, but the same <em>individual </em>may be found all over the world. In 1970, a turtle that was tagged off the South American coast also turned up just off the West African coast, almost 4,000 miles away.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/how-engineer-better-turtle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animals Mon, 17 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Leatherback turtles make use of far more of the sea than most creatures. They can dive to depths of over 4,000 feet. They prefer cold, open ocean waters but lay their eggs on tropical beaches. Not only are they found all over the world, but the same in... Leatherback turtles make use of far more of the sea than most creatures. They can dive to depths of over 4,000 feet. They prefer cold, open ocean waters but lay their eggs on tropical beaches. Not only are they found all over the world, but the same individual may be found all over the world. In 1970, a turtle that was tagged off the South American coast also turned up just off the West African coast, almost 4,000 miles away. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/16 Track 16_148.mp3 Hairy Drug Factories http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/hairy-drug-factories <p>We are all familiar with the fact that the very tips of most plant roots have tiny hairs. These hairs seek out water and nourishment from the soil and absorb them for distribution in the plant. Few people beyond some biologists and chemists are aware that these delicate portions of some plants are able to produce a large variety of important medicines. Often, the hairy parts of plant roots are able to make medicines that even our best chemists and genetic engineers cannot make.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/hairy-drug-factories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Plants Fri, 14 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments We are all familiar with the fact that the very tips of most plant roots have tiny hairs. These hairs seek out water and nourishment from the soil and absorb them for distribution in the plant. Few people beyond some biologists and chemists are aware t... We are all familiar with the fact that the very tips of most plant roots have tiny hairs. These hairs seek out water and nourishment from the soil and absorb them for distribution in the plant. Few people beyond some biologists and chemists are aware that these delicate portions of some plants are able to produce a large variety of important medicines. Often, the hairy parts of plant roots are able to make medicines that even our best chemists and genetic engineers cannot make. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/15 Track 15_148.mp3 Glow-in-the-Dark Flowers http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/glow-dark-flowers <p>Researchers at Stanford University surprised scientific colleagues several years ago when they proved that plants were not … well, vegetative. We think of plants as things that sit and grow, not as living things that can react to their environment. Now researchers at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, have shown that plants not only react to the environment, they react with the same immediacy as animals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/glow-dark-flowers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Plants Thu, 13 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Researchers at Stanford University surprised scientific colleagues several years ago when they proved that plants were not … well, vegetative. We think of plants as things that sit and grow, not as living things that can react to their environment. N... Researchers at Stanford University surprised scientific colleagues several years ago when they proved that plants were not … well, vegetative. We think of plants as things that sit and grow, not as living things that can react to their environment. Now researchers at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, have shown that plants not only react to the environment, they react with the same immediacy as animals. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/14 Track 14_148.mp3 Beautiful Loyalty http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/beautiful-loyalty <p>Most water fowl are faithful to one mate over long periods of time. The swan, in particular, champions marital fidelity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/beautiful-loyalty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animals Wed, 12 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Most water fowl are faithful to one mate over long periods of time. The swan, in particular, champions marital fidelity. read more Most water fowl are faithful to one mate over long periods of time. The swan, in particular, champions marital fidelity. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/13 Track 13_147.mp3 Ant Empires http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/ant-empires <p>Like an ancient empire, there is a species of ant whose entire society is built on slavery. In fact, raids to capture more slaves are about the only thing resembling work that western slavemaker ants do.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/ant-empires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animals Tue, 11 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Like an ancient empire, there is a species of ant whose entire society is built on slavery. In fact, raids to capture more slaves are about the only thing resembling work that western slavemaker ants do. read more Like an ancient empire, there is a species of ant whose entire society is built on slavery. In fact, raids to capture more slaves are about the only thing resembling work that western slavemaker ants do. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/12 Track 12_150.mp3 A Not-So-Hard Saying of Jesus http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/not-so-hard-saying-jesus <p>Twice in the Gospels, Jesus is asked by a disciple for a leave of absence to bury his father. In each case, Jesus tells the disciple to let the dead bury their own dead.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/not-so-hard-saying-jesus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> History Mon, 10 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Twice in the Gospels, Jesus is asked by a disciple for a leave of absence to bury his father. In each case, Jesus tells the disciple to let the dead bury their own dead. read more Twice in the Gospels, Jesus is asked by a disciple for a leave of absence to bury his father. In each case, Jesus tells the disciple to let the dead bury their own dead. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/11 Track 11_151.mp3 Focus on This http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/focus <p>I need to wear my glasses for distance vision. I read books just with my eyes, but I cannot see things far away clearly.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Humans Fri, 07 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments I need to wear my glasses for distance vision. I read books just with my eyes, but I cannot see things far away clearly. read more I need to wear my glasses for distance vision. I read books just with my eyes, but I cannot see things far away clearly. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/10 Track 10_149.mp3 Something New Under the Sun http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/something-new-under-sun <p>There are some who think that the book of Ecclesiastes is a depressing book. The writer—an old man, called Qohelet (the Preacher)—seems to be musing on a life of achievement, that he now thinks is meaningless.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/something-new-under-sun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philosophy Thu, 06 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments There are some who think that the book of Ecclesiastes is a depressing book. The writer—an old man, called Qohelet (the Preacher)—seems to be musing on a life of achievement, that he now thinks is meaningless. read more There are some who think that the book of Ecclesiastes is a depressing book. The writer—an old man, called Qohelet (the Preacher)—seems to be musing on a life of achievement, that he now thinks is meaningless. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/09 Track 09_149.mp3 Did Apes Evolve to Eat More Fruit? http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/did-apes-evolve-eat-more-fruit <p>Britain’s <em>Telegraph</em> newspaper carried a fascinating article, recently, with a new spin on the myth of the evolution of human beings: that apes evolved into humans, by eating lots of fruit.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/did-apes-evolve-eat-more-fruit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animales Wed, 05 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Britain’s Telegraph newspaper carried a fascinating article, recently, with a new spin on the myth of the evolution of human beings: that apes evolved into humans, by eating lots of fruit. read more Britain’s Telegraph newspaper carried a fascinating article, recently, with a new spin on the myth of the evolution of human beings: that apes evolved into humans, by eating lots of fruit. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/08 Track 08_151.mp3 Thoroughly Modern Lamprey http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/thoroughly-modern-lamprey <p>Lampreys are very odd creatures. They are fish, and hence are vertebrates. However, they have no jaw, so many species of lamprey are parasitic, burrowing into the flesh of other fish, with their toothed, tunnel-like mouths, in order to suck their blood. A recent article on the Science Daily website said this about them:</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/thoroughly-modern-lamprey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animales Tue, 04 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Lampreys are very odd creatures. They are fish, and hence are vertebrates. However, they have no jaw, so many species of lamprey are parasitic, burrowing into the flesh of other fish, with their toothed, tunnel-like mouths, in order to suck their blood... Lampreys are very odd creatures. They are fish, and hence are vertebrates. However, they have no jaw, so many species of lamprey are parasitic, burrowing into the flesh of other fish, with their toothed, tunnel-like mouths, in order to suck their blood. A recent article on the Science Daily website said this about them: read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/07 Track 07_152.mp3 The Northwest Passage http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/northwest-passage <p>The Northwest Passage is, in many ways, the stuff of legend. It is the idea that there could be a shipping route around the North Coast of Canada. This would provide a much quicker route, than existing routes, for ships to get, for example, from Europe to India and China. For centuries, explorers have tried to find this route. For example, during Elizabethan times, English privateer Sir Martin Frobisher undertook three voyages to try to find it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/northwest-passage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> History Mon, 03 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments The Northwest Passage is, in many ways, the stuff of legend. It is the idea that there could be a shipping route around the North Coast of Canada. This would provide a much quicker route, than existing routes, for ships to get, for example, from Europe... The Northwest Passage is, in many ways, the stuff of legend. It is the idea that there could be a shipping route around the North Coast of Canada. This would provide a much quicker route, than existing routes, for ships to get, for example, from Europe to India and China. For centuries, explorers have tried to find this route. For example, during Elizabethan times, English privateer Sir Martin Frobisher undertook three voyages to try to find it. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/06 Track 06_148.mp3 Does Global Warming Cause Animals to Shrink? http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/does-global-warming-cause-animals-shrink <p>A recent science article in London’s <em>Telegraph</em> newspaper stated:</p> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">Animals could start shrinking because of global warming, scientists have predicted, after discovering that mammals became ‘dwarfed’ in a similar episode of climate change 50 million years ago.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/does-global-warming-cause-animals-shrink" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animals Fri, 30 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments A recent science article in London’s Telegraph newspaper stated: Animals could start shrinking because of global warming, scientists have predicted, after discovering that mammals became ‘dwarfed’ in a similar episode of climate change 50 million... A recent science article in London’s Telegraph newspaper stated: Animals could start shrinking because of global warming, scientists have predicted, after discovering that mammals became ‘dwarfed’ in a similar episode of climate change 50 million years ago. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/05 Track 05_147.mp3 Climate Change and the Bible http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/climate-change-and-bible <p>When I was a boy, Summers were brighter and warmer than they are today. In Winter, we always had snowfalls, that made the place look pretty on Christmas Day, but the snow did not last long enough to cause damage. Before we knew it, the snowdrops and daffodils were announcing Spring.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/climate-change-and-bible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> God's Design Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments When I was a boy, Summers were brighter and warmer than they are today. In Winter, we always had snowfalls, that made the place look pretty on Christmas Day, but the snow did not last long enough to cause damage. Before we knew it, the snowdrops and da... When I was a boy, Summers were brighter and warmer than they are today. In Winter, we always had snowfalls, that made the place look pretty on Christmas Day, but the snow did not last long enough to cause damage. Before we knew it, the snowdrops and daffodils were announcing Spring. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/04 Track 04_147.mp3 The World Before the Flood http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/world-flood <p>What was the world like before the Flood? It is almost impossible to say. We know, from Genesis 6:5 that “the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.” Even so, we know that there were some people who worshiped the Lord—probably descendants of Adam’s son Seth (Genesis 4:26).</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/world-flood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> History Wed, 28 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments What was the world like before the Flood? It is almost impossible to say. We know, from Genesis 6:5 that “the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.” Even so, we kn... What was the world like before the Flood? It is almost impossible to say. We know, from Genesis 6:5 that “the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.” Even so, we know that there were some people who worshiped the Lord—probably descendants of Adam’s son Seth (Genesis 4:26). read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/03 Track 03_147.mp3 Lamech http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/lamech <p>Lamech was the great great great grandson of Cain, the world’s first murderer. We don’t know much about him, but what little we do know is not good. We know, for example, that he took two wives, despite the fact that the created order of things was for there to be one man and one woman in a marriage. We also read that he had four children, three of whom were significant pioneers in culture, as the world’s first nomadic herdsman, musician, and metallurgist.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/lamech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> History Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Lamech was the great great great grandson of Cain, the world’s first murderer. We don’t know much about him, but what little we do know is not good. We know, for example, that he took two wives, despite the fact that the created order of things was... Lamech was the great great great grandson of Cain, the world’s first murderer. We don’t know much about him, but what little we do know is not good. We know, for example, that he took two wives, despite the fact that the created order of things was for there to be one man and one woman in a marriage. We also read that he had four children, three of whom were significant pioneers in culture, as the world’s first nomadic herdsman, musician, and metallurgist. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/02 Track 02_151.mp3 A Lesson from an Hourglass http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/lesson-hourglass <p>Calculating the age of the earth, from empirical data, requires presuppositions. The scientists, who calculate the age of rocks using, for example, uranium-lead dating, are intelligent people, and completely capable of performing careful experiments. Their care, coupled with their technology, means that they make highly accurate measurements of the amounts of uranium and lead.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/lesson-hourglass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philosophy Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Calculating the age of the earth, from empirical data, requires presuppositions. The scientists, who calculate the age of rocks using, for example, uranium-lead dating, are intelligent people, and completely capable of performing careful experiments. T... Calculating the age of the earth, from empirical data, requires presuppositions. The scientists, who calculate the age of rocks using, for example, uranium-lead dating, are intelligent people, and completely capable of performing careful experiments. Their care, coupled with their technology, means that they make highly accurate measurements of the amounts of uranium and lead. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/01 Track 01_154.mp3 Miniature Superbirds http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/miniature-superbirds <p>One of the many delights of moving to the Pacific North West of the United States has been getting acquainted with hummingbirds. Watching wildlife documentaries in British television had certainly piqued my interest for these miniature superbirds, but to be able to see them up close is a wondrous thing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/miniature-superbirds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animals Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments One of the many delights of moving to the Pacific North West of the United States has been getting acquainted with hummingbirds. Watching wildlife documentaries in British television had certainly piqued my interest for these miniature superbirds, but ... One of the many delights of moving to the Pacific North West of the United States has been getting acquainted with hummingbirds. Watching wildlife documentaries in British television had certainly piqued my interest for these miniature superbirds, but to be able to see them up close is a wondrous thing. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/30 Track 30_58.mp3 The Problem of Abraham’s Age http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/problem-abraham-s-age <p>Abraham was 175 years old when he died. This is an unusual age. It is a much greater age than people tend to live today. However, it is much less than the ages of the pre-Flood patriarchs, listed in Genesis 5. How can we understand this age?</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/problem-abraham-s-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Humans Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Abraham was 175 years old when he died. This is an unusual age. It is a much greater age than people tend to live today. However, it is much less than the ages of the pre-Flood patriarchs, listed in Genesis 5. How can we understand this age? read more Abraham was 175 years old when he died. This is an unusual age. It is a much greater age than people tend to live today. However, it is much less than the ages of the pre-Flood patriarchs, listed in Genesis 5. How can we understand this age? read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/29 Track 29_57.mp3 Language and Babel http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/language-and-babel <p>Those of us with a Western-centric background often come across similarities between languages. For example, the second most widely spoken language in the United States is Spanish, and those English-speakers who learn it will often find words that have a similar look and feel to English words.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/language-and-babel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Humans Wed, 21 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Those of us with a Western-centric background often come across similarities between languages. For example, the second most widely spoken language in the United States is Spanish, and those English-speakers who learn it will often find words that have... Those of us with a Western-centric background often come across similarities between languages. For example, the second most widely spoken language in the United States is Spanish, and those English-speakers who learn it will often find words that have a similar look and feel to English words. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/28 Track 28_58.mp3 Is the Earth Flat? http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/earth-flat <p>A number of Christians have, in the last couple of years, posted articles and YouTube videos, and even published books, stating that the Earth is not a sphere, but is flat. </p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/earth-flat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philosophy Tue, 20 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments A number of Christians have, in the last couple of years, posted articles and YouTube videos, and even published books, stating that the Earth is not a sphere, but is flat. read more A number of Christians have, in the last couple of years, posted articles and YouTube videos, and even published books, stating that the Earth is not a sphere, but is flat. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/27 Track 27_59.mp3 Death of a Comet http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/death-comet <p>Comets are fascinating things. Although there are a lot of them out there in our night sky, the overwhelming majority of them are insufficiently bright to see with the naked eye. But every so often, a comet appears, which is bright enough to see during the night, and sometimes bright enough even to see during the day.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/death-comet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Astronomy Mon, 19 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Comets are fascinating things. Although there are a lot of them out there in our night sky, the overwhelming majority of them are insufficiently bright to see with the naked eye. But every so often, a comet appears, which is bright enough to see during... Comets are fascinating things. Although there are a lot of them out there in our night sky, the overwhelming majority of them are insufficiently bright to see with the naked eye. But every so often, a comet appears, which is bright enough to see during the night, and sometimes bright enough even to see during the day. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/26 Track 26_57.mp3 Gold http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/gold <p>Gold is a chemical element, with the symbol Au. It has an atomic mass of 197 and an atomic number of 79. It is a yellow-colored metal, highly malleable, ductile and lustrous. It is rare, and this makes it valuable. Throughout history, it has been used to represent wealth. There was a time when many of the world’s currencies were basically backed by an equivalent amount of gold. Chemically, gold is <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/180%2005%20Gold.jpg" alt="Gold" width="200" height="133" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />quite boring.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> History Fri, 16 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Gold is a chemical element, with the symbol Au. It has an atomic mass of 197 and an atomic number of 79. It is a yellow-colored metal, highly malleable, ductile and lustrous. It is rare, and this makes it valuable. Throughout history, it has been used ... Gold is a chemical element, with the symbol Au. It has an atomic mass of 197 and an atomic number of 79. It is a yellow-colored metal, highly malleable, ductile and lustrous. It is rare, and this makes it valuable. Throughout history, it has been used to represent wealth. There was a time when many of the world’s currencies were basically backed by an equivalent amount of gold. Chemically, gold is quite boring. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/25 Track 25_57.mp3 What Is the Matter, My Lord? http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/what-matter-my-lord <p>In Shakespeare’s <em>Hamlet</em>, there is a famous scene where Hamlet is talking to Polonius. Hamlet – for various reasons too complicated to go into now – is feigning madness. Polonius finds him reading a book, and asks “What do you read, my Lord?” Hamlet answers “Words, words, words.”</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/what-matter-my-lord" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philosophy Thu, 15 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, there is a famous scene where Hamlet is talking to Polonius. Hamlet – for various reasons too complicated to go into now – is feigning madness. Polonius finds him reading a book, and asks “What do you read, my Lord?” ... In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, there is a famous scene where Hamlet is talking to Polonius. Hamlet – for various reasons too complicated to go into now – is feigning madness. Polonius finds him reading a book, and asks “What do you read, my Lord?” Hamlet answers “Words, words, words.” read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/24 Track 24_57.mp3 Molecules on the Backs of Crystals http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/molecules-backs-crystals <p>Michael Ruse famously told Ben Stein that complex lifeforms could have begun as “molecules on the backs of crystals”. The reason for his comments was that Stein was questioning Ruse on how the information in life could have arisen by chance. The conceit offered is that crystals show a remarkable regularity, which can be reproduced. New crystals will have molecules in the same arrangement as a previous crystal. Therefore, it is said, the regularity of information in a DNA crystal could have arisen in the same way.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/molecules-backs-crystals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Humans Wed, 14 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Michael Ruse famously told Ben Stein that complex lifeforms could have begun as “molecules on the backs of crystals”. The reason for his comments was that Stein was questioning Ruse on how the information in life could have arisen by chance. The co... Michael Ruse famously told Ben Stein that complex lifeforms could have begun as “molecules on the backs of crystals”. The reason for his comments was that Stein was questioning Ruse on how the information in life could have arisen by chance. The conceit offered is that crystals show a remarkable regularity, which can be reproduced. New crystals will have molecules in the same arrangement as a previous crystal. Therefore, it is said, the regularity of information in a DNA crystal could have arisen in the same way. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/23 Track 23_57.mp3 In the Beginning Was Information http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/beginning-was-information <p>In the year 2000, a German scientist called Dr. Werner Gitt, wrote a book called In the Beginning Was Information. In this book, Gitt introduced the reader to the sophistication of Information Science. Gitt says that information consists of five levels, of increasing complexity. Evolutionary biologists assume that information can arise by itself from statistical accumulation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/beginning-was-information" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Humans Tue, 13 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments In the year 2000, a German scientist called Dr. Werner Gitt, wrote a book called In the Beginning Was Information. In this book, Gitt introduced the reader to the sophistication of Information Science. Gitt says that information consists of five levels... In the year 2000, a German scientist called Dr. Werner Gitt, wrote a book called In the Beginning Was Information. In this book, Gitt introduced the reader to the sophistication of Information Science. Gitt says that information consists of five levels, of increasing complexity. Evolutionary biologists assume that information can arise by itself from statistical accumulation. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/22 Track 22_57.mp3