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Dialogue on God. Reality or Ultimate Myth?

Posted by Thomas Perez. September 14, 2009 at 7:48pm. Copyright 2009.

The question pertaining to the existence of a creator God is considered one of the most asked fundamental questions of the most recent past and present. 4,704 more words

The Theological Thought

Live Bath like a tourist: a museum trip

So, this challenge is trickier to keep up with than I thought. I keep forgetting to take pictures. How hard should it be? I know! I’m bewildered at myself, I promise you. 294 more words


Feeling the Universe, by Neil DeGrasse Tyson at The Great Debate 2013: The Storytelling of Science

“It was the seventeen hundreds and William Herschel, the most famous astronomer of his day-who had the biggest telescope around, making discoveries that only the biggest of its kind would give you; because in astrophysics and in particle physics bigger is actually better– is very well known, he is wealthy, he is funded by the King of England, King George (by the way that is the King George of American Revolution Fame; the one where John Hancock wrote large so that even King George will be able to see the signature); Herschel, kind of by accident, discovers a planet beyond Saturn; the first human being ever to make such a discovery. 1,118 more words

March 13th 1781: Uranus discovered


On this day in 1781, the planet Uranus was discovered by British astronomer William Herschel. He was in his garden in Bath, England when he observed the planet with his telescope. 178 more words


March 13, 1781 – William Herschel discovers Uranus.

The following passage has been excerpted from William Herschel: The Biography of The Man Who Discovered Uranus . The German-born astronomer discovered Uranus, the seventh planet from the sun. 67 more words


March 13 - Uranus

Uranus (named after a primal Greek god of the sky, the son and husband of Gaia, and father of the Titans) was discovered on this day in 1781 by William Herschel.   298 more words

Going On Up There Then