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    Pi in the Bible?

    The number π (pay/) is a mathematical constant that is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. The encyclopedia tells us that earliest written approximations of π are found in Babylon and Egypt, 1900–1600 BC (with a value accurate to about 1%, 3.1250) IS THE ENCYCLOPEDIA RIGHT? “And he cast the pool, ten cubits from edge to edge, round,...

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    Higgs Boson – what does it mean to science and religion

    Scientist at CERN may have found the Higgs Boson. This particle has been predicted to exist for a long time as the missing piece in what is known as the standard model of elementary particles that make up the universe (although the model does not yet account for the fourth force – gravity). The potential discovery of this particle has reignited the debate...

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    Why Is the Solar System So Bizarre?

    This is the title of a May 31 2012 magazine article in Science. The article goes on to say “all manner of planets circling other stars have been popping up of late: big ones, little ones; gassy ones, rocky ones; hot ones, cold ones. But the freakish diversity of worlds starts much closer to home. From the 1960s to the 1980s, space probes returned the firs...

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