Author Archives: Geoscience Research Institute

Rapid Bedrock Incision by Water Stream Outburst: The Case of the Oroville Dam (California, USA)

New observational data on the phenomenon of rapid bedrock erosion became recently available after the well documented events that affected the Oroville Dam in February 2017. The Oroville Dam, located in northern California, USA, confines a large water reservoir (Lake … Continue reading

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Pterosaurs of the Triassic: An Update

This post complements an article that was originally written in 2014, and can be found here. Since then, there have been some interesting developments in the area of Triassic pterosaurs that are worth mentioning, the most important being the recent … Continue reading

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Is there biological evidence of life’s recent creation?

During one of my frequent visits to the office of my high school headmaster, his individual tutelage yielded a life lesson that I’ve never forgotten. His exact words were, “You think you’re right!” Of course I thought I was right, … Continue reading

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A Physicist’s Look at Nature and the Nature of God

God is transcendent, therefore He cannot be properly illustrated by anything that belongs to the creation. A simple example suffices to make this point. Since God in His nature is eternal and uncreated, there can be nothing in His created … Continue reading

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A Journey of Faith and Science

Toward the end of my graduate studies in organic chemistry at the University of California, Irvine, the conflict that sometimes arises between science and faith presented itself forcibly to me. The closest friend that I had in a group of … Continue reading

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A review of the nature documentary “The Riot and the Dance”

This movie premiered in US movie theaters on March 19, 2018, followed by a nationwide theatrical encore on April 19th. It is not yet available on DVD. More information and additional resources about the documentary can be found at http://riotandthedance.com and https://www.facebook.com/riotandthedance/Continue reading

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DNA and Design

Imagine walking down the beach and coming across the words “Romeo loves Juliet” written in the sand. Most of us have experienced something like this and would not be surprised, but most people would be surprised to find the entire … Continue reading

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