Scientists Say the Universe is Fine-Tuned: 4 Thought-Provoking Examples

Scientists Say the Universe is Fine-Tuned: 4 Thought-Provoking Examples

Fine-tuning is the assumption that the universe cannot cause its own existence, therefore it must have a creator. But can science prove fine-tuning?
Evidence for the Big Bang

Evidence for the Big Bang

Here we look at the Lemaitre/Hubble expansion, Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation, and even distribution of matter as the evidence for the Big Bang.
New Video Campaign Explores the Impressive Level of Order in the Universe—and the Purpose That it Implies

New Video Campaign Explores the Impressive Level of Order in the Universe—and the Purpose That it Implies

The Magis Center’s new John Templeton funded campaign, The Purposeful Universe, looks at an evolutionary system guided by order in physics and chemistry.
St. Augustine: Patron Saint of Geeks?

St. Augustine: Patron Saint of Geeks?

As a science and math geek, I need a patron saint. I choose St. Augustine of Hippo, whose insights into science and math were centuries ahead of his time.
Perseverance, Ingenuity, and the Mission to Mars

Perseverance, Ingenuity, and the Mission to Mars

Last month, NASA launched Perseverance, NASA’s newest addition to the robotic Mars Exploration program, with Ingenuity Mar’s Helicopter attached to it.
What is Time? Part IV: Relativity and Time

What is Time? Part IV: Relativity and Time

In this piece, I’ll explain why relativity changes our view of time from an absolute dimension to one that depends on how we’re moving and where we are.
Challenging Heliocentrism: The 'Great Debate' of 1920

Challenging Heliocentrism: The 'Great Debate' of 1920

At the turn of the last century, a little remembered but dramatic debate took place between prominent astronomers Harlow Shapely and Heber Curtis.
Galileo, the Catholic Church, and the Impact on Science

Galileo, the Catholic Church, and the Impact on Science

We must revisit the Galileo case, not only because it affects how some view the Catholic Church, but also the way we view faith and science going forward.
Saint Augustine of Hippo: A Theologian for Our Time

Saint Augustine of Hippo: A Theologian for Our Time

St. Augustine's wonderings about the nature of time fit with contemporary scientific theories—and are altogether in accord with our present-day confusion.
Astronomy, God, and the Search for Elegance

Astronomy, God, and the Search for Elegance

Do faith and science operate in separate realms? Guy Consolmagno SJ, explores the place that faith has in science—simply because scientists are people.

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