The scientific conference titled "Black Holes, Gravitational Waves and Space-Time Singularities" is an opportunity to show that "the church supports good science," says the director of the Vatican Observatory.
Astronomers confirm existence of at least seven Earth-sized planets just 40 light years away: "Depending on different factors, all of the planets could potentially harbor conditions for the possible existence of life on them," U.S. Jesuit Father David Brown said.
A small c catholic: One of my differences with Catholic sacramental theology has to do with tying a central church belief to an outdated science, which strikes me as odd.
A Texas high school student at the center of a tech storm after authorities mistook his clock invention for a bomb got an invite to the White House.
The annual Cosmos & Creation Conference has developed into a much-anticipated gathering of men and women of science who are, for lack of a better word, believers.
Sometimes the Christmas cards don't go out 'til February; other years the Valentine's Day cards never reach the mailbox. In that sense, you may think I am late to the story of the Magi. I, on the other hand, think I am early for next year.
With Christmas just around the corner, Br. Guy Consolmagno gets a lot of questions this time of year about the star of Bethlehem that led the Magi to Jesus in the manger.
Consolmagno is an astronomer -- a planetary scientist for the Vatican observatory, in fact -- who specializes in asteroids and meteorites, the very sort that may well have been the famous “star” described in the Gospel of Matthew.
A small c catholic: The way physicist John C. Mather reconciles science and religion is inspirational, something we should strive for.