Apollo 8 - 50 Years Later

December 24, 2018

Good Heavens! Fifty years ago Christmas Eve, Jim Lovell, Bill Anders, and Frank Borman became the first human beings to orbit the Moon. Join Wayne and Dan for coffee as they chat about the achievement, the space race, and the role of Christian faith in space exploration. 

By Jove! The Juno Mission to Jupiter

December 17, 2018

Where does the expression "by Jove!" come from?  What is the Juno mission to Jupiter about?  In this program, Dan and Wayne talk about  the myths, legends, and mysteries of the largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter. Join us for a kingly adventure with the king of the planets. 

The Gloriously Odd Couple of Astronomy

December 8, 2018

After Martin Luther helped reform the way we see the kingdom of the heavens on Earth, Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler began reforming the way in which we view the celestial heavens. In this episode, Wayne and Dan explore the personalities of astronomy's most unusual duo and discover that these men are not exactly the sort of fellows you would think would forever change our perception of the heavens! If God can make revolutionary astronomers out of a man with bad eyesight and a gent with most of his nose missing, He can do wonders with you no matter what your personality or circumstance.

Making Models of the Heavens

December 2, 2018

In this episode, Wayne and Dan discuss the process of scientific model building, especially related to a new theory on the outer planets of our solar system.  As human beings we explore grand ideas yet we have many limitations in our knowledge. 

Good Heavens! How did the solar system form?

November 16, 2018

On this episode, Wayne and Dan discuss the possible recipes for how the planets were baked. Believe it or not, the formation of the solar system is still one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in astronomy today, with lots of possible theories having been put forth. Given the recent discovery of thousands of planets outside our own solar system, it seems our little planetary neighborhood is a lot different than we first imagined! 

C.S. Lewis and the Empty Universe

November 11, 2018

In this podcast Dan Ray interviews Dr. Michael Ward, a C. S. Lewis scholar from Oxford.  Dan speaks with Dr. Ward about Lewis's thoughts on how modern cosmology seems to empty the heavens of meaning.

Good Heavens! Are there things too big for the Big Bang?

November 7, 2018

How big is big? Come along with Wayne and Dan as they try to wrap their heads around the biggest known things in the universe - so far! Come and be enlightened by the supermassive luminosity of the cosmos!  Listen in to find out how big galaxy clusters get in the universe.

Mama Bear Apologetics, Modern Physics, and Postmodernism

November 4, 2018

Good Heavens!  Wayne and Dan team up with Rebekah from Mama Bear Apologetics.  Far ranging discussion including book projects.

https://mamabearapologetics.com/

The Mystery of Oumuamua

November 4, 2018

The surprisingly true story of a messenger from another world. You'll have to listen to find out what the mystery's all about! 

How do stars form?

November 4, 2018

What does science say about how stars form?  Do astronomers really see stars forming? (from February 2018)