Reflections in Cosmology 16: Measuring the Universe

For the reader resolved to eschew theory and admit only definite observational facts, all astronomical books are banned. There are no purely observational facts about the heavenly bodies. Astronomical measurements are, without exception, measurements of phenomena occuring in a terrestrial observatory or station; it is only by theory that they are translated into knowledge of… Read More Reflections in Cosmology 16: Measuring the Universe

Is the Science and Religion Dialogue a One Way Street?

Knowledge is one and created reality is one and so there must be some interrelationship between the insights and discourse of theology and the insights and discourse of science. The scientist-theologian all reject a ‘two languages’, non-interactive account of the two disciplines. There remains the question of where, within the spectrum of relationship bounded by… Read More Is the Science and Religion Dialogue a One Way Street?

‘International Panel’ Declares Asteroid Caused Dino Extinction

Like most other kids my age, I was fascinated by the wonderful and mysterious world of the dinosaurs. I recorded every dinosaur documentary I could catch on TV. I bought (well, my parents paid for them) book after book on these amazing creatures – and I would just spend hours poring over the beautiful illustrations… Read More ‘International Panel’ Declares Asteroid Caused Dino Extinction