Archive for the 'Astronomy Update' Category

The New Astronomy Book Is Here!

The New Astronomy Book

The New Astronomy BookWonders of Creation, published by Master Books, is a series of beautifully illustrated books on various aspects of the world from a creation perspective, including such titles as The Geology Book, The Cave Book, and The Weather

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The Recent Creation Research Society Meeting at the Creation Museum

Frank Sherwin

On August 8–9, we had the fourth meeting of the Creation Research Society here at the Creation Museum. This was our best meeting by far. We had 120 people in attendance, and we had 42 presentations. Our previous three …

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Aliens, Extraterrestrials, and ET, Oh My!

By now, I’m sure that many of you have heard about the hullabaloo surrounding Ken Ham’s comments last week about NASA’s search for extraterrestrial life. Now Neil deGrasse Tyson has weighed in with his assessment of what Ken supposedly said; …

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The Meteor Storm That Wasn’t and the Evidence for Inflation That Wasn’t

The Camelopardalids

In my last blog post I mentioned that there might be a brief meteor storm early in the morning of Saturday, May 24. It was a cool, clear night here, so I awoke at 2:00 AM and went …

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The Recent Lunar Eclipse, a Possible Meteor Shower, and Other Odds and Ends

April’s Lunar Eclipse

I haven’t blogged since the beginning of April, so I have some catching up to do on a few things. My last post was about the April 15 total lunar eclipse and I announced that we would …

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The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 14-15

As I mentioned in my New Year’s blog post about astronomical events in 2014, a total eclipse of the moon will be visible from the U.S. on the night of April 14–15. The following table lists the various portions of …

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Recent Excitement over Cosmos and Cosmic Inflation

Things eventually settled down here at Answers in Genesis after the Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate last month, but last week things heated up again, at least for me. First, I’m sure that many of you have been watching the new …

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Discussing Recent Developments in Astronomy

American Astronomical Society poster paper

On January 5–9 I attended the 223rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) near Washington DC. The AAS is the professional society for astronomers, and it has two general meetings per year. It allows astronomers to share news about …

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What’s Up for 2014

With the New Year, I’d like to share with you upcoming astronomical events in 2014. We begin the year with Jupiter at its best. This is an event that we call opposition. Opposition is when a superior planet (a planet …

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Comet ISON Was Here! (Finis)

Comet ISON grave cartoon

Comet ISON grave cartoon

Wow, that didn’t last long! I had hoped to continue with a number of installments about Comet ISON after its close pass by the sun November 28. As you probably have heard, Comet ISON didn’t survive. Actually, a small fragment …

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