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Science and Faith

If you want to be informed and gain a balanced perspective of the issues, this article is a marvelous source. Its a long article, but a goldmine as a summary of the issues in regard to shale gas and fracking.

The report below comes from England via Michael Roberts, whose website is www.MichaelRoberts4004.wordpress.com. Michael is a pastor and sometime geologist. Thanks Michael for posting this article.… More

WHATS IN THIS BLOG: (1) Opioid deaths in the USA. (2) Using thoughts to move a paralyzed hand. (3) Bird that flies for 10 months without landing.

Last week my blog was ultra-long. To balance that, this blog is relatively short.

BUT FIRST, IF YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS CHANGES: Please note that if your email address changes, you won’t receive my blogs…..unless you send me a new email, or else you hit FOLLOW at the bottom of any blog page.… More

This is a long blog. But richly informative if you want to know more about the debates on global warming, fossil energy, and renewables. It’s also based on data and facts (real facts). I have tried to strike a balanced approach. This blog is written for the layman, as well as the expert. The writeup finishes with Texas: the largest oil and wind-energy producer in the USA.… More

WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • The latest on fracking and earthquakes in Oklahoma. • The role of Oklahoma’s government in dealing with this problem. • Keys to problem-solving: diversity and collaboration.

THE GOVERNOR IS MARY FALLIN. THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT IS MICHAEL TEAGUE. Wait…..Energy and Environment together??? These two are usually on opposite sides of the fence……often fighting each other.… More

WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • God’s role in creation…. four models. • Which model reflects your position? • Learn how to relate to others and their positions on creation-evolution.

A FULL-SIZE REPLICA OF NOAH’S ARK HAS BEEN BUILT IN KENTUCKY, and is now open for tourists. By full-size I mean the length of the ark is 170 yards (one and a half football fields), and its height is 7 stories.… More

  WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • How were the dinosaur feathers discovered? • How old was the dinosaur? • How did feathers come about?

A PIECE OF AMBER ABOUT THE SIZE OF A DRIED APRICOT was purchased by a Chinese scientist called Xing Lida in a Myanmar market. An inclusion in the amber looked like part of a plant, but was actually the tail of a theropod dinosaur, covered with feathers.… More

WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • A pub in Ireland • Hammered by an evolution website. • Does it have to be a choice?

I AM A SCIENTIST. I have spent my career doing R&D on a variety of topics: from cosmic rays to fracking to coalbed methane to shale-gas-oil. I also believe in God. For this, I have been laughed at once (in Australia many years ago).… More

BELOW IS A BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE BOOK. (Hint: Click to enlarge any image, then back-arrow to return to blog article).

My new novel, called Fracman, is about fracking and shale-oil-gas and earthquakes. The story is about two oilfield careers: an older, cavalier risk-taker called Jordan, who is contrasted with a younger risk-averse conservative named Kelly. After many workplace incidents of tension and clash between the engineers, who are thrust together to work on fracking wells, the story turns into a romance as they strive to settle their differences, which include her Christian beliefs.… More

WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Where was the earthquake? • Were there after-shocks in that area? • What causes earthquakes in Oklahoma? • To find out more about fracking and earthquakes.

EARTHQUAKES HAVE BEEN DECLINING IN OKLAHOMA, since the Oklahoma Corporation Commission issued a plan in February 2016 to cut volumes of saltwater disposal by 40% in a large area north-west of Oklahoma City.… More

WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Arguments for life beyond earth • The spacecraft Kepler’s search for other planets • The beginnings of life • Implications for Biblical faith

More information on Fracking and Earthquakes is contained in a good summary by Jessica Pacheco Semenyuk. Click on the image above.

More information on Fracking and Earthquakes is contained in a good summary by Jessica Pacheco Semenyuk. Click on the image above.

This blog is excerpted from an article in Time Magazine entitled The Perfectly Sane Case for Life in Space (by Jeffrey Kluger, April 2016).… More

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