group of scientists were sitting around discussing which one of them was
going to go to God and tell Him that they didn't need Him anymore. Finally
one volunteered. So the scientist says to God: "God, we have been coming
up with great theories and ideas. We've got the theory of evolution, replacing
your creation. We've got the theory of quantum mechanics to explain
the working of objects of microscopic size such as atoms and molecules.
We can genetically engineer food and control global warming. We've cloned
sheep, and are now ready to clone man. So you see God, we really don't
need you anymore."
God nods understandingly, and says:
"I see. Well, no hard feelings. But before you go, let's have a contest.
What do you think?"
The scientist says: "What kind of
contest?" God: "A man making contest." Scientist: "Well, sure!"
The scientist bends down and picks
up a handful of dirt and says: "Okay, I'm ready!" And God says: "No, no.
You can't use anything I've made."
electric eel's discharge of electricity is potent enough to kill an ox.
The electric eel is a member of a special club.
This posed a dilemma for Darwin when
he compared African and South American fish that also discharge electricity,
but with far less punch. Their charge didn't zap their food and of course
they just gulped up other organisms anyhow. So why the weaker electric
charge at the same time of existence as their deathly cousins? This endowment
occurs without conspicuous
objective. The electric catfish of the Congo and
Nile basins emits weaker discharges than does the eel and has a discharging
mechanism slightly different from that of the eel. Its electric shock organ
consists of a membrane of nerve endings that extends over the entire back.
electric ray generates 200 volts of electricity for stunning predators
or killing prey. Animals that are part of the world's exclusive electric
animals' club include moles, electric
eels and the electric catfish. Their complex systems posit
too many questions for evolutionists, none of which have been answered
satisfactorily enough to regard evolution as having any substance beyond
being a fairy tale for non thinking
the European Centre for Particle Physics (and from where Tim
Berners-Lee comes from) to discover more about the vast complexity
in how minute things are put together
is building the world's most powerful particle
accelerator. Called the Large Hadron-Collider,
it will crash protons with
other protons at energies 10 times greater than any machines
now in use. It will replace CERN's present Large Electron Positron
Collider (LEP) which stretches 27 km (16.7 miles) in a circle 50 to 150
meters (164 to 492 feet) beneath the France/Switzerland border.
A collision can also be created between
protons and photons producing
more particles as electrons
curl in the magnetic field.
CERN's new $4 billion US (£1.8bn)
accelerator (ready in 2005) will increase progress in measurement of the
behavior of bits shattering when particles collide at such high velocity.
Their findings could begin the final stretch toward deepening understanding
Functions God built into particles of matter can now be examined in greater
depth, hopefully providing answers to many present questions, and, no doubt,
also generating a whole new raft of
them – .
An interesting journey awaits discovery.
The equation that is both
invigorating and equally frustrating, always seems to be, that with
each discovery, more is hinted at to pursue discovery of. Will we ever
get to where the secrets of anti matter are no longer concealed?
Physicists once thought anti-matter
was only a mirror image of matter, like a right and left hand reversed
(placed over one another, palms touching) – called CP conservation (charge
conjunction, parity reversal). That was until it was later ascertained
that CP conservation doesn't always apply – called CP violation, which
can be detected in the decay of kaons.
When you take a particle of matter
and reverse certain key properties, you get anti
matter. Matter and antimatter are held together by forces in
their individual structures.
The electrical charge of antimatter
is the main property, but others also are each associated with particular
laws of physics.
A particle accelerator can reveal
of aging art works, like this one, by shooting
harmless protons at it, and then analysing sounds made by the collision.
replace fuels that occur naturally on Earth, as antimatter has to be manufactured
in very expensive particle accelerators. Antimatter is not a naturally
occurring substance on Earth as fossil fuels are.
As well, antimatter can't logically
be used for spacecraft engines, as it's expensive and difficult to safely
contain, requiring storage in cryogenically (very low temperatures) cooled
MORE ON DESIGN:-"The
and delicate balances we observe require an extraordinary coherence
of conditions and cooperation of laws
and effects, suggesting that in some sense they have been purposefully
designed" ... Before the Beginning: Cosmology Explained,
(1993, 97), by cosmologist George
Ellis, Boyars, Bowerdean, London, New York."-...continues