This little video is really interesting, and it takes only about nine minutes to watch:
Will we someday be able to travel throughout the universe using such channels? Or is that just a pipe dream? Could this be the way that divine beings move about?
We should, of course, be very careful about wedding theology or doctrine too closely to the changeable findings of whatever contemporary science has to say. (Surely that’s one of the lessons to be learned from the story of Galileo and the Aristotelians.) But topics like this one are fun to contemplate, and to speculate about.
When I was growing up, we — certainly I — knew nothing about such objects:
And they’re right in our own neighborhood!
Despite the enormous advances that science has made, there seem to be a few questions still remaining — like this one, which, umm, involves the fundamental nature of physical reality:
This issue, by contrast, is more peripheral, both metaphorically and literally:
I wonder whether these could pose a risk to astronauts?
Here’s an intriguing article:
It makes me think, yet again, of a passage in the Pearl of Great Price:
And worlds without number have I created; and I also created them for mine own purpose; and by the Son I created them, which is mine Only Begotten.
And the first man of all men have I called Adam, which is many.
But only an account of this earth, and the inhabitants thereof, give I unto you. For behold, there are many worlds that have passed away by the word of my power. And there are many that now stand, and innumerable are they unto man; but all things are numbered unto me, for they are mine and I know them. (Moses 1:33-35)