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Q&A with National Public Radio’s Melissa Block (All Things Considered)

Melissa Block, a 26 year veteran of National Public Radio, has been hosting All Things Considered since 2003 – after serving nearly a decade as an NPR correspondent. In mid-April, Melissa discussed the news events and stories that shaped her career at NPR at member station WMFE.  She took time for questions and answers with the audience…

Wandering Planets

“Nature and Nature’s laws lay hid in night; God said Let Newton be! and all was light.” Alexander Pope (1688–1744), British satirical poet.  Epitaph Intended for Sir Isaac Newton in Westminster Abbey (1730).   During Galileo’s childhood, the most widely accepted belief about the mechanism to explain planetary motion was that planets rode on an eternally unchanging…

Itching to Write a Blog

Well, it’s home stretch again for the Spring 2012 semester at UCF. Unfortunately, when school gets busy, my blog must be pushed to the back burner. In the meantime, I’m always tucking away little notes, photos, emails, or links for future blogs. I chuckle to myself when I read blog-help…

Are God’s Hands Tied by God’s Protocol?

An NPR article states, Residents of Alameda, Calif., an island city just east of San Francisco, are demanding answers after a man drowned at a city beach in full view of police and fire personnel. Witnesses say an apparently distraught Raymond Zack, 53, paced back and forth along the beach…

Audio/Visual Revelation

In studying through Revelation 4, I feel that I need to do an introductory blog before I cover the chapter.  The reason for this is that the first verse is loaded, very rich, and worth simmering in for a while.  A few weeks ago I was listening to NPR‘s Studio…