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Did you Know...The First Color Photo

Did you know…

…that James Clerk Maxwell, a Scottish physicist, is credited for creating the first color photograph back in 1861. He photographed a tartan ribbon three times, using a red, blue and yellow filter, and combined the three images into the final color composite. 51 more words


Christianity and the Development of Science: Part 1 – A General Discussion


Warfare and conflict are often what come to mind when thinking about the relationship between science and religion. Some of the best known examples are arguably (Gould) the flat earth, the church’s resistance to Galileo and his heliocentric system, Darwinian evolution, and the Scope’s trial in Dayton, Tennessee. 2,155 more words

Philosophical And Historical Perspectives

The great mystery of the incarnation

How can we make sense of the event that so many people around the world are celebrating today? In today’s post, Revd Dr Rodney Holder explores the deep significance of Christ’s birth. 1,217 more words

Rodney Holder

Black & White vs. Colour

Both Black & White and colour photography have remarkable effects in the world and changes the view of what a photographer captures.  Black & White photography has been in existence since the 1800s when… 1,106 more words

Explaining Relativity

General relativity is one of the principle theories of modern science, but one that is also hard to grasp at first. The problem is that the effects of relativity are only felt at high energy levels, high speeds, and in large gravitational fields. 1,072 more words


Maxwell's Demon

Maxwell’s Demon

The second law of thermodynamics—stating that any isolated microcosm moves only toward an increase in entropy—was accepted uneasily by the scientific community… 106 more words


         The traditional positivistic picture of science is one that is derived from a traditional positivistic epistemology. The epistemology says that we have sense impressions, these sense impressions are momentary consciousness events that are always passive and are in a modality. 917 more words

Philosophy & The Finer Things