Monthly Archives: November 2007

Young Earth Creationism in the Dispatch

The Columbus Dispatch recently carried two brief but very good columns, which were written by Astrophysicist Tom Statler of Ohio University, rebutting Young Earth Creationism. The first (Oct. 23, 2007, Science Sec., p. 15) addresses the “starlight problem.” If the … Continue reading

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Our Halloween Jack-O-Lanterns

Since we only had four candles, I could only light four of our five Jack-O-Lanterns at any one time, so here are four. We do not know who carved the pumpkin on the left. Chris carved the one on the … Continue reading

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Francis Collins is Coming to Ohio State Tomorrow

He will be giving a lecture and participating in a panel discussion. Dr. Collins is Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, author of the book The Language of God, and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He … Continue reading

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Concert Invitation

You are invited to a concert featuring: The University Band (with Luke on Tuba and Kelly on Clarinet) The Collegiate Winds Thursday, November 15, 8:00 PM Weigel AuditoriumThe U Band half of the concert will include “Joy Revisited” by Frank … Continue reading

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Election Results

While I shall not waive my right to a secret ballot here, but I am willing to report that of the 14 candidates who received a vote from me, 6 won.

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Election Day

“Those who don’t bother to take part in community decision-making have little standing to complain about the result.” – Dispatch Editorial In addition to voting, I also heard a lecture from a Nobel laureate in Physics, met an astronaut, and … Continue reading

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Zombies! The Transformation Process

“In the West Indies and southern states of America, a soulless corpse said to have been revived by witchcraft…” – Oxford English Dictionary Online “a will-less and speechless human in the West Indies capable only of automatic movement held to … Continue reading

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