The Whirlpool Galaxy | David Rives

Situated in the constellation Canes Venatici, we find the breathtaking Whirlpool Galaxy, also known as M51. This stunning object in the night sky appears as one large spiral galaxy feeding into another much smaller one. The primary galaxy was discovered by Charles Messier in 1774, however, its companion galaxy was not discovered until 1781 by … Read More

The Four Fundamental Forces | David Rives

There are four fundamental forces of nature that govern the way things operate. Many scientists think that perhaps, one day, a unified field theory will be developed that will bring all four forces together but that hasn’t happened yet. So here are the four fundamental forces: The gravitational force. This is the one you’re probably … Read More

What is a Black Hole? | David Rives

How do you detect something out in space that’s invisible? Well, you observe how the objects near it behave. This gives you clues about the nature of the invisible body. And that’s exactly how scientists have discovered and described black holes. Black holes are not visible through standard technology or telescopes, even though they’ve been … Read More

What is a Quasar? | David Rives

In the 1950s astronomers were using radio telescopes to learn more about the heavens and they discovered something very strange. These objects, which they named “quasi-stellar objects” (Quasars for short), were small but extremely bright despite being very, very, very far away. What were they? Well, future research revealed Quasars are feeding black holes or … Read More

Hummingbird Migration – Following God’s Call

Many birds migrate in flocks, traveling south for the winter and north for summer, as they follow warm weather and better feeding conditions. The Arctic Tern travels an estimated 45,000 miles EACH YEAR! Hummingbirds are known to migrate up to several thousand miles each year, and are only found in the Americas. One unique feature … Read More

Tongue-Tied | The Evolution of a Hummingbird

Hummingbirds are remarkable creatures, with their ability to hover, fly backwards, and extract nectar with their amazing tongue. A long thin beak houses that tiny tongue, which the hummer inserts into flowers and laps up the nectar. However, that is no ordinary tongue. Their tongue consists of two separating parts that enclose around the nectar, … Read More

“Creation in the 21st Century” episode: “Soft Tissue Found In Dinosaur Fossils” with Joe Taylor of “Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum”

DID YOU KNOW? Paleontologists have found ‘soft tissue’ in dinosaur fossil remains. According to evolutionary theory, dinosaurs went extinct around 65 million years ago. If this is true, then why are we finding blood vessels, and other examples of ‘soft tissue’; in the fossils of creatures that closely resemble what we know today as “Dinosaurs”? … Read More

3 Astounding Facts About Hummingbirds

The tiny hummingbird has a two-step lung system that allows it to utilize all of the oxygen it breathes. This efficient design might not be necessary for life, but for a bird who is flapping its wings at up to 80 times a second, it certainly is a helpful feature! The hummingbird can fly through … Read More

“Creation in the 21st Century” episode: “Amazing Insects of Creation” with Frank Sherwin of “Institute for Creation Research”

Get ready to be AMAZED at the unbelievable characteristics of the insects that we find all over the world. In this 30 minute program, David Rives is joined by Zoologist Frank Sherwin of the Institute for Creation Research. You will learn about so many amazing abilities that these creatures have. Awesome features that can only … Read More

“Creation in the 21st Century episode: “The Silent Shout of the Fossil Record” with Dr. Henry Morris III of “Institute for Creation Research”

What is the fossil record telling us about the events of the past? Is it speaking to the theory of millions of years of evolution and extinction, or is it shouting evidence of the global flood that we read about in the biblical book of Genesis? Join David Rives and Dr. Henry Morris III of … Read More

The Planet Saturn – I Won’t Be Moving

Saturn. Named after the god of agriculture worshipped in Rome at grand temples on (Capitol-line) Capitoline Hill, this gas giant is second only to Jupiter in size. Because of its dazzling system of rings encompassing the planet, Saturn has been the favorite of many a young astronomer. The rings are easily seen with even a … Read More

Migración del Colibrí – Siguiendo el llamado de Dios

Muchas avesmigranen bandadas, viajando hacia el surpara el inviernoy al nortepara el verano,ya que siguenun clima cálidoy mejorescondiciones de alimentación. El charránárticoviajaa unas 45,000millas cadaaño! Los colibríes son conocidos por migrar hasta varios miles de millas cada año, y sólo se encuentran en las Américas. Una característica única de la migración del colibrí es que … Read More

Lengua Atada- La evolución de un colibrí

Los colibríes son criaturas notables, con su capacidad para flotar, volar hacia atrás, y extraer el néctar con su increíble lengua. Un largo y fino pico casas esa pequeña lengua, que el zumbido inserta en flores y vueltas hasta el néctar. Sin embargo, esa no es la lengua común. Su lengua consta de dos partes … Read More

Colibríes – Pequeña maravilla de Dios

Colibríes. ¡A pesar de que son las aves más pequeñas de la tierra, y la más pequeña de todas las criaturas de sangre caliente, aún pueden volar más de 30 MPH, volar hacia atrás, y al nacer, pesan menos que un post-it! Estasincreíbles criaturasbaten susalashasta 80veces por segundo, lo que les permiteflotarsobre las floresllenas denéctar. … Read More

El Planeta Saturno – No me voy a mudar

Saturno. Nombrado en honor al dios de la agricultura adorado en Roma en grandes templos en (Capitol-line) Colina Capitolina, este gigante de gas es la segunda a Júpiter en tamaño. Debido a su sistema de anillos deslumbrantes que abarcan el planeta, Saturno ha sido el favorito de muchos un joven astrónomo. Los anillos son fáciles … Read More