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Stephen Willeford’s moment of truth in Sutherland Springs, Texas

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Is a silent God speaking through the weather?

Is a silent God speaking through the weather?

by WorldTribune Staff, September 19, 2017 “With four big hurricanes, a powerful earthquake and wildfires, it seems that nature recently has just gone nuts,” an AP writer surmised. There can be no denying that the late-August, early-September series of natural disasters have riveted a nation’s attention, even distracting attention from the crisis in North Korea. […]

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The outstanding Omega Centauri, largest and brightest star cluster in our Milky Way

The outstanding Omega Centauri, largest and brightest star cluster in our Milky Way

July 24, 2017 [CLICK HERE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION: Mike O’Day] Behold the largest ball of stars in our galaxy. Omega Centauri is packed with about 10 million stars, many older than our Sun and packed within a volume of only about 150 light-years in diameter. The star cluster is the largest and brightest of 200 […]

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July 1969: ‘The heavens have become a part of man’s world’

July 1969: ‘The heavens have become a part of man’s world’

By Bill Federer, July 17, 2017   The first mission to walk on the moon was Apollo 11, which blasted off JULY 16, 1969, from Cape Kennedy. President Richard Nixon stated in Proclamation 3919: “Apollo 11 is on its way to the moon. It carries three brave astronauts; it also carries the hopes and prayers […]

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The ‘Counselor’, peace not as the world gives and the ‘ruler of this world’

The ‘Counselor’, peace not as the world gives and the ‘ruler of this world’

April 28, 2017 John 14: 25 “These things I have spoken to you, while I am still with you. 26 But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you. 27Peace I leave with you; […]

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A peek at planet Earth and the moon from between the rings of Saturn

A peek at planet Earth and the moon from between the rings of Saturn

April 25, 2017 On April 12, as the Sun was blocked by the disk of Saturn the Cassini spacecraft camera looked toward the inner Solar System and the gas giant’s backlit rings. At the top of the mosaicked view is the A ring with its broader Encke and narrower Keeler gaps visible. At the bottom […]

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A stranger’s kindness and my family’s escape from North Korea

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Pence: When people pray for President Trump and all who serve, ‘we feel it’

Pence: When people pray for President Trump and all who serve, ‘we feel it’

March 20, 2017 Vice President Mike Pence spoke at a Florida megachurch on Sunday, explaining that whenever people pray for President Donald Trump, he and the administration “feel it.” During a worship service held at the Coral Springs-based Church by the Glades, which has six campuses and averages 9,300 weekly worshippers, Vice President Pence was […]

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The magnificent Orion nebula, powered by Trapezium, and observable by small telescopes

The magnificent Orion nebula, powered by Trapezium, and observable by small telescopes

March 12, 2017 [CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, Christoph Kaltseis, CEDIC 2017] Near the center of this sharp cosmic portrait, at the heart of the Orion Nebula, are four hot, massive stars known as the Trapezium. Tightly gathered within a region about 1.5 light-years in radius, they dominate the core of the dense Orion […]

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Supercell over Montana

Supercell over Montana

March 1, 2017 [CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, Sean R. Heavey] Although it may seem like an alien mothership, it’s actually a impressive thunderstorm cloud called a supercell. Such colossal storm systems center on mesocyclones — rotating updrafts that can span several kilometers and deliver torrential rain and high winds including tornadoes. Jagged sculptured […]

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