Tag Archives: light

Who are we, really?

I came across an interesting blog post the other day, that gave eight philosophical questions that man believes we may never solve.  One of the questions is, “is our universe real?”  I researched many different facets of this question in my 45 page paper, “A Modern Worldview from Plato’s Cave.” In this blog post it […]

Nephi’s Temple Experience on the Mountain

If you have not had the opportunity to read David Bokovoy’s inaugural article in the new Interpreter journal, I recommend it. It discusses Nephi’s experience in 1 Nephi 11 when he was caught away to “an exceedingly high mountain” where he had a question and answer exchange with the Spirit of the Lord, and thereafter […]

Excellent Panoramas of Temple Square

I’ve featured 360° panoramas of Temple Square before, those created by Dr. William Hamblin, but a few more can’t hurt.  And these ones are very good indeed. Created by Martin van Hemert Photography, Inc., at Utah3D.net, these full-screen panoramas include 360° images of the plaza, the Tabernacle, the Assembly Hall, the North-West corner of the […]

Human Bodies Emit Visible Light

That’s right.  Our bodies actually emit a minuscule amount of real light.  This is not just radiation or infrared body heat, but actual photons are released from the surface of the skin: Past research has shown that the body emits visible light, 1,000 times less intense than the levels to which our naked eyes are […]

Temple Lights Guide Pilots?

I’m curious.  I’ve heard these stories before about the lights from the temple guiding pilots in the night so that they can properly align themselves for landing at a nearby airport.  When the lights aren’t there, the pilots complain and the air traffic control calls the temple wondering why the lights are out. The latest […]

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