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