Thursday, July 05, 2012


DS1 really enjoys science, particularly astronomy. While at the library Tuesday, we checked out Discovery Channel's "How the Universe Works." After yesterday's announcement by CERN of the discovery of a Higgs boson-like particle, I thought the topic deserved some extra research.

DS1 watched the first episode of the DVD, Big Bang. We discussed how the scientists don't talk about God, that some Christians don't believe the science, but that we believe they can both be true. God made the universe happen, and the scientists are just figuring out how it happened.

I did internet searches for "Higgs boson" and "CERN discovery." We watched videos describing Higgs field, Higgs boson, and how scientists are searching for it. We also watched several news reports about the discovery, and the next videos we watch will be the CERN ones and more from .

As Huckle, Lowly, and others (from Richard Scarry's Busytown Mysteries) would sing:
"Looks like we've got a mystery! Who, what, why, how? Who, what, where, when, why, how?"

Who?   God
What?  create universe
Where? everywhere
When?  at the beginning of time (billions of years ago?)
Why?   hmmm? because God can? for relationship with creatures?
How?   see "science"

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