Andy McIntosh  •  October 13th, 9:00am to 11:30am 

This October, DSA will hold its meeting on the 2nd Saturday, and feature world renowned speaker Professor Andy McIntosh!

Please note that unlike most of our meetings which are on the third Saturday of the month, this meeting is on the second Saturday, the thirteenth. Also, Andy McIntosh will have a lot to speak about, so announcements will be kept short and Andy McIntosh will begin early on — so don’t arrive late if you don’t want to miss the speaker!

Andy McIntosh will give us two of his talks during the meeting, with a break in between.

The Intricacies of Flight: This talk focusses mostly on birds, and the amazing design which is necessary for their flight.

The Wonder of Hearing: This talk is really something absolutely astonishing in terms of the intricacy of how we hear – it follows the sound waves through the amazing and tiny movable ossicles bones in the middle ear and then into the mind blowing physics and chemistry that is going on with the cochlear in the inner ear where the basilar membrane acts like a frequency analyser and is like a miniature keyboard! Then into the chemical and electrical system, and then on into the brain.

Professor Andy McIntosh DSc, FIMA, CMath, FEI, CEng, FInstP, MIGEM, FRAeS is retired from full time work at the University of Leeds, and is now a visiting research professor in Thermodynamics and Combustion Theory at Leeds and an adjunct professor at Mississippi State University.
He has lectured and researched in these fields for over 30 years and has a DSc from the University of Wales and a PhD from Cranfield University.

A Fellow of the Institute of Physics, the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, and the Royal Aeronautical Society, he now lectures in many countries on the subject of origins, showing that the science is entirely consistent with the Bible, and contrary to the dogmatic assertions of secular humanists, that the science does not fit well with evolutionary thinking. His lectures on design cover many areas including the marvels of the design of the human body, the bombardier beetle (which work was awarded the 2010 Times Higher Educational award for the Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Technology), the exquisite design of birds, bats, and the flying insects, and information and thermodynamics.