What does the word “scientific” mean? Clearly, “scientific” is derived from “science,” and the latter can be defined as a process for testing and evaluating hypotheses through controlled experiments that can be verified or copied by others. To put it in really simple terms, something is scientific if it is testable and repeatable. While testability… Continue reading Scientific?

Colors III

If the additive and subtractive colors actually describe how the mixing of colors work, how come treating red, yellow, and blue as primary colors also works? At some point, every one of us has tried mixing these colors, either as food colors, as paints, or some other way, and we were able to confirm that… Continue reading Colors III

Colors Part II

Last post, we looked at the primary and secondary additive colors. Today, we will consider the primary and secondary subtractive colors. Recall that subtractive colors basically describe pigments, that is, substances that reflect certain colors of light and absorb others. Let us reconsider the pigment chlorophyll, which was used as an illustration of a pigment… Continue reading Colors Part II

Colors part 1

What are the primary and secondary colors? That is an easy question, right? Every child learns early in school that the primary colors are red, yellow, and blue. These colors correspond very nicely to the colors of the rainbow. The familiar acronym, ROYGBV, helps us remember the order: from the outside of the rainbow to… Continue reading Colors part 1

Historical Science

Readers who are familiar with creation science may have been able to put a phrase to the Ceratosaurus post. That phrase would be “historical science.” For those who are unfamiliar with the term, historical science refers to a science that examines things that have already taken place. Paleontology, for instance, studies creatures that are extinct.… Continue reading Historical Science

The Ceratosaurus

Ceratosaurus is one of the more common large, predatory dinosaurs. Fifty years ago, when all large theropods looked like each other, Ceratosaurus was the one with the horn on its nose, alongside Allosaurus, which was the large theropod with three fingers, and Tyrannosaurus, which was the largest theropod with two fingers. Today, the large theropods… Continue reading The Ceratosaurus

An Article…

Back in November of 2014, a headline in the Washington Post proclaimed, “Newly discovered fossil could prove a problem for creationists.”[i] The article claims that many creationists have said that the gap between ichthyosaurs, which are aquatic, extinct, dolphin-like reptiles, and land reptiles is so large, it poses a problem for evolution. “Now the gap… Continue reading An Article…