Backwards Comets

Backwards Comets

Do you know that some comets orbit backwards? Comets are balls of ice, gas and dust that fly through space. Recently two comets were found to be orbiting in the opposite direction to the planets. It was so odd to astronomers because it contradicts their “nebular...
The Tower of Babel was Real

The Tower of Babel was Real

Did you know the Tower of Babel is a historical event that has been captured in legends from cultures around the world? The Polynesians have a story about God coming down and destroying a tall building and giving the builders diverse languages. A Chaldean story tells...
The Peacock’s Amazing Optical Illusion

The Peacock’s Amazing Optical Illusion

Have you ever marveled at the elaborate blueprint of the peacock feather? The adult peacock has about 200 tail feathers, with 170 of those having the precise “eye” pattern. The pupil of the eye feather is a dark purple and the iris is blue, surrounded by bronze and...
Living Fossils Haven’t Evolved

Living Fossils Haven’t Evolved

Did you know that starfish, sea urchins and sea lilies lived at the same time as the dinosaurs? These creatures, called echinoderms, are very different from each other, yet they have changed little from those we still see today. Their fossils have been found in the...

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