How Well Could Dinosaurs See – Prey

If there is one thing about dinosaurs that I absolutely love, it is studying how dinosaurs would have lived in their world. Granted, it was the same world as today but I just can’t help but love exploring just how dinosaurs lived. I specifically love the experiments and scanning they do on the skull to determine many interesting facts. Fortunately, dinosaur vision is a pretty straightforward conclusion that requires little “hard work”. Let’s dig a little deeper.

First of all, we discovered how a animal with its’ eyes on either side of its’ body normally does not have depth perception. However, they do have a wide range of visual coverage. This limited but expansive vision is both a good and bad thing.

It is good because the animal can cover a much wider range with its eyes while eating. The only blind spots, for an animal with eyes on the side of its’ head, are the bit in front of the nose and behind the tail. Of course, those blind spots can quickly be covered if the creature moves its’ head. So, which dinosaurs had eyes on the side of the head? We got quite a list.

Anklyosaurs – You know, the big, armored dinosaurs with the big, clubbed tails.

Sauropods – These guys are the giants, herbivorous, long-necked dinosaurs and probably did not have such great sight to begin with.

Ceratops – The Triceratops is the most famous of this group. Like most animals today, it has been tested that these guys had the prey vision.

Now, each one of those categories covered many, many dinosaurs but there are many more out there that had prey vision, but, for now, I want to talk about that Ceratops group because there has been some exciting research done in that group.

A Mr. Kent Stevens has decided to invest some laser equipment to figure out a way to see how Triceratops saw. That doesn’t seem possible . . . does it? Well, I have watched what he did and I’m rather impressed.

By using a Triceratops replica, Stevens was able to insert eyes into the eye sockets and insert lasers into the eyes. After mapping out where the eyes could point and what kind of range they could cover, Stevens came to the conclusion that Triceratops, like many other dinosaurs, had a wide range of sight but could not pick up depth or distance very well.

On that note . . . I want to explain something a little better. When an animal has eyes on both sides of his face he is picking up two different images. Because of this the animal cannot pick up depth by comparing two different versions of the image, like our brains and eyes do, they do not have the ability to pick out depth and distance. I’d figured I should just let you all know.

Anyway, now that we have figured out that the prey vision was in most (I’m still trying to work out those Hadrosaurs), if not all, of the dinosaurs that looked like prey. Therefore, we can conclude, for the prey part of this research, that they were a lot like today’s animals.

Too Many Stars

The Big Bang claims that all the stars contracted from gas clouds in space. These gases then became stars. This, however has many problems because gas that is expanding doesn’t contract and form stars.

It is interesting to note that not a single record from human beings has ever reported observing a star condense from gas and dust. But, nonetheless we have an estimated 20,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 stars in the entire known universe. Keep in mind that we have observed only part of the universe so there are certainly many more stars in the universe.

To give the evolutionist an advantage, we will say the universe started 20 billion years ago. So, if you were to start having stars at the first moment the Big Bang happened you would reach today with:

2,737,850,787 (2.7 billion) stars forming a day

or

82,135,523,614 (eighty-two . . . read the rest of the article >>

Is Prehistory Real?

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Zooneden animals are often referred to as “prehistoric creatures”. Is anything wrong with this title? If so, what would the problem be?

First off, prehistoric means “before written history”. And, in the evolutionary timeline, prehistory means, before humans evolved the brains and sense to start making a written history and records of themselves. For the evolutionist, the end of prehistory marks the advancement of brains in the human world.

However, does such a thing as prehistory just exist in the mind of the evolutionist or does (or did) it really exist?

To answer this question we must start at the Bible, of course. What does the Bible say about this “prehistory”? Quite a lot.

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Neptune – Great Blue Planet

Neptune is the farthest planet from the sun and it can take up to two human lives just to make one “Neptune year”. Unlike the small difference between Venus and Earth, the orbit of Neptune takes almost twice that of Uranus. This, of course, is due to the vast distance that separates the sun and Neptune.

In fact, Neptune is so far away that if you started biking at 20 MPH, you would reach Neptune in 15,400 and a half years. In other words, you would have to have 171 bikers trade off from birth to death, traveling at a steady 20 MPH all day and night long to reach Neptune. Now that is far away.

Neptune is also very . . . read the rest of this article >>