NASA’s Breakthrough Discovery: Could There Be Life on Other Planets?

Other Planets

Move over—It's getting crowded in this galaxy!On Wednesday, February 26, NASA confirmed reports that it had discovered 715 new planets outside our solar system.The newly discovered planetary bodies are what are called “exoplanets”--that is, planets which, although within our galaxy, do not revolve around our sun. All the new planets are in systems like our solar system, in which multiple planets circle a star. All are closer in size to Earth than to the much larger Jupiter. Four of the n … [Read more...]

Martin Luther on Copernicus

Martin Luther

"People give ear to an upstart astrologer who strove to show that the earth revolves, not the heavens or the firmament, the sun and the moon.  Whoever wishes to appear clever must devise some new system, which of all systems is of course the very best.  This fool wishes to reverse the entire science of astronomy." - Martin Luther on Copernicus, 1543. Hmmm.... … [Read more...]

ON TWO WINGS: THE ARTIFICIAL SEPARATION OF FAITH AND SCIENCE

The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands. --Psalm 19:1Lonely planet: It’s not a plaintive 1950s love song.“Lonely planet” is the name given by scientists to a newly discovered type of planet which floats freely in the dark, without a star to go around.A team of astronomers led by David Bennett of Notre Dame, using a 5.9-foot telescope in New Zealand, reported this week in the journal Nature that they had discovered ten of these myste … [Read more...]


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