Gregor Mendel and Charles Darwin: Two Men and a Theory

Gregor Mendel and Charles Darwin: Two Men and a Theory

Charles Darwin and Gregor Mendel were contemporaries, but did they know of each other’s work? There is clear evidence that Mendel read “The Origin of Species,'' and mounting evidence that Darwin had heard of Mendel’s work.

Gregor Mendel: Priest, Teacher, Abbot, and Avid Beekeeper

Gregor Mendel: Priest, Teacher, Abbot, and Avid Beekeeper

The name of Gregor Mendel is inescapably linked to “genetics.” 

Leader of the Human Genome Project Receives 2020 Templeton Prize

Leader of the Human Genome Project Receives 2020 Templeton Prize

Since its founding in 1972, the Templeton Prize has honored 17 scientists, 7 opinion leaders, 16 religious leaders, and 7 theologians/philosophers.

David Levy: Amateur Comet Hunter Extraordinaire

David Levy: Amateur Comet Hunter Extraordinaire

David H. Levy’s bio on the Vatican Observatory website declares that he is “one of the most successful comet discoverers in history.” 

3 Famous, Self-Educated Scientists: Croll, Davy, and Faraday

3 Famous, Self-Educated Scientists: Croll, Davy, and Faraday

Is Atheism Inconsistent with the Scientific Method?

Is Atheism Inconsistent with the Scientific Method?

Is atheism inconsistent with the scientific method? A prize winning physicist’s answer may surprise you.

The Father and Son Who Can “Bragg” About A Nobel Prize

The Father and Son Who Can “Bragg” About A Nobel Prize

Fathers will get gifts and have special meals prepared for them this coming Sunday and rightly so. It might add to the celebrations to recall the tale William Bragg, a father from history whose talent, character, and influence earned both him and his son, Lawrence, a Nobel Prize in Physics.

Setting Captives Free: Forgiveness and Freedom

Setting Captives Free: Forgiveness and Freedom

The new science of forgiveness reveals the positive physiological effects that forgiveness brings to the human person: it can reduce stress, anxiety, and the incidence of illness and disease.

Arizona Conference Invites Attendees to Pursue Science and Faith for Human Flourishing

Arizona Conference Invites Attendees to Pursue Science and Faith for Human Flourishing

[T]hose who would put up a watertight barrier between science and religion miss a very important point. Science and religion do intersect…. in the human being who is the scientist, in the human being whose ultimate motivations and yearnings are, overtly or not, religious. -Br. Guy Consolmogno

23 Famous Scientists Who Are Not Atheists

23 Famous Scientists Who Are Not Atheists

Many atheists are of the opinion that you cannot be a good scientist if you are deluded by religious faith.

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