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Episode 52 - Empaths, Genesis, and Life in Space

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For this week's Ask Science Mike, we address the following questions: Where do you draw the line a mythic vs historic in the Bible? How can water bears survive in space? Why do all the planets orbit the sun in a flat plane? Whats the science of empaths?

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Here are some resources on each answer if you'd like to dig deeper.

Where do you draw the line a mythic vs historic in the Bible?

The Bible Tells Me So

Inspiration and Incarnation

How can water bears survive in space?

The Toughest Animals on Earth

Why do all the planets orbit the sun in a flat plane?

MinutePhysics on our flat solar system

Whats the science of empaths?

What is an Empath?

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Episode 5 - Chaos Theory, Disproving the Big Bang, and Why God is Such a Meanie

For this week's Ask Science Mike, we address the following questions: Was the Big Bang Just Disproven? What does Chaos Theory tell us about God? Why is God so different in the Old Testament? Is Christianity worth all the historical baggage?

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Here's notes on each answer if you'd like to dig deeper.

Q1: Was the Big Bang Theory disproven this week?

Toward a Theory of Everything.

Q2: What does Chaos Theory tell us about God?

Wikipedia on Chaos Theory (the double pendulum animation is worth the trip). 

Q3: Why is God in such a meanie in the Old Testament while Jesus is so good?

Pete Enns - The Bible Tells Me So

Rob Bell - What We Talk About When We Talk About God

Q4: Is Christianity worth all the baggage it carries?

My preferred baggage.

Ask Science Mike is produced by Gregg Nordin.

The Ask Science Mike theme song was written, performed, and recorded by Jeb Bodiford. If you need original podcast music, he's your guy.

You've got questions, he's got answers.
Even though we may not understand he'll talk anyway.
You've got problems, he won't solve them,
But he'll talk and talk and talk until he's blue in the face.
Science, faith, and life - Ask Science Mike.

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