*A.G.I., A.S.I. & Y.O.U. Hear Daniel's thoughts on the existence of Artificial General Intelligence, Artificial Super Intelligence, and the odds an AI bot will be sitting at your desk one morning anytime soon.
*The Power Problem: The power necessary to run artificial intelligence computers is so enormous that it appears it may only be solved by integrating biological systems similar to the one's God made, (and He made them using real intelligence).
*Interesting Fact of the Week: How many hearts does an octopus have? It's a "trifecta" - three hearts! One regular to pump the blood around the body. And two more to pump the blood past the gills for oxygenation.
*Seeing Design Despite Themselves: Hear the latest news from the world of the "random" and purely "naturalistic" science (so-called) of evolution... Perhaps that "random" part isn't as random as they thought!
*Half a Billion Years or So: Give or take a billion years or so... The currently fashionable Origin of Life (OOL) theory that declared the "undisputed dawn of photosynthesis" on earth occurred about 500 million years ago, has just been dealt a 1.2 billion year setback.
* Flat Earth, Diamonds, Dinosaur DNA, and more. Fred and Ryan Williams grab a mic and camera for RSR’s first ever Man On The Street Interviews! See how the general public responds to questions about champs and man, C14 in Diamonds, whether or not the earth is flat or round, and more. One of Ryan’s leading questions includes asking two different couples if they are ring shopping, you won't want to miss their reactions!
* Boulder, Colorado's Planetarium Show on Christ's Birth: For Christmas, we're enjoying this classic Real Science Radio broadcast about the University of Colorado's Fiske Planetarium presentation of a live program, The Astronomical Star of Bethlehem, by amateur astronomer Gil Buller. From the planetarium's website, "This exciting program examines the sky at the time of the birth of Christ to see which astronomical phenomenon may have been the Star of Bethlehem."
*Not Just Your Average Weatherman: Dr. Homan received his PhD from the Naval Postgraduate School, he’s married to Janeé, and a father of 4. (And he spoke at the Rocky Mountain Creation Fellowship just this past Friday)! He recently retired as a Lt Colonel & Director of Meteorology at the Air Force Academy, and divides his time these days between playing in the snow and serving with his wife as field staff for the Officer’s Christian Fellowship at the Academy.