Tag : measurement

Stepping Mile-High

“ . . . Eight, nine, ten” our group chanted as we climbed the grand stone steps, voices ringing loud and clear in the early evening air.   “ . . . Eleven, twelve, thirteen!” We stood all together and posed…

November 11, 2016

Well-Rounded Pi

After years of waiting, dreaming, and planning, the long-awaited day had finally come – and it was remarkable! That day was better than I could have imagined, and one day I’ll probably remember for the rest of my life. That…

March 11, 2016

Measuring Snow – Taking a Core Sample Video

How to measure snow by taking a core sample. Read Sara’s past articles about snow measuring here Full transcript of video: Hello, I’m Sara Bruegel writer of Creation Clues, and today I’m going to show you how to take a…

December 27, 2015

Redshifts and the Universe

By John Hartnett Part 1 of 2. Watch the second video in this series HERE! Watch the third video HERE! I outline what redshifts are and how they are used as a distance measure in the Universe. The usual practice…

October 29, 2014

Number Identity Crisis

The time had finally come for NASA to send the spacecraft into orbit around Mars.  In the early morning hours of September 23, 1999, the Mars Climate Orbiter disappeared behind the red planet.  A team of scientists waited for this…

October 3, 2014

Carbon-14, Archaeology, Dinosaurs, and Why You Should Care

By Cheri Fields Some time ago, I wrote about a temple complex near the mountains of Ararat, which everyone agrees is really old. In fact, archaeologists date it to 8,000 BC (or earlier) even though the style is quite ‘advanced.’…

September 12, 2014