Tag Archives: Big Bang

The Evolution of the Term “Big Bang

Reader Jonathan Lace sent an excellent article on the history of the term Big Bang used by the New York Times. The history is interesting not only for its own sake but also for the example that a revolutionary idea … Continue reading

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Pope Reaffirms Church Teaching on Evolution; In Other News: Dog Bites Man

  The media coverage of the Catholic (both the mainstream media and unfortunately many Catholic outlets) is often superficial if not downright inaccurate. Even more recent than the synod has been the reporting of Pope Francis’ remarks supporting evolution this … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Dominic (August 8) and the Celebration of the Symbiotic Relationship Between Faith and Science

“Religion needs science to keep it away from superstition and keep it close to reality, to protect it from creationism, which at the end of the day is a kind of paganism – it’s turning God into a nature god.” — Guy Consolmagno, S.J. Today … Continue reading

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Stacy Trasancos on God and the Mystery of the Big Bang

Earlier this week author and scientist Dr. Stacy Trasancos wrote an excellent article on how studying the unique properties that exist in our universe from the Big Bang to today can give insights into the mind of God.  I encourage you … Continue reading

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Quantum Physics, Relationality and the Triune God

One of the great contributions that Teilhard de Chardin made to Christian theology is his reconciliation of traditional Christian theology with evolutionary biology. Science has continued to advance. Discoveries in the past 100 years, from the Big Bang to particle … Continue reading

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Vatican Hosting Multi-Discliplinary Conferences on the Beginning and the End of the Universe

The Vatican is hosting another conference on the intersection of faith and science, this time on the scientific, philosophical and theological intersections of the Big Bang and the end of the universe. This conference follows up on the conference last … Continue reading

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Neutrinos, IceCube, South Pole and Wisconsin

What do Neutrinos, Ice Cube, South Pole and Wisconsin have in common? All of the above are components of one of the most interesting current scientific experiments to detect particles from shortly after the Big Bang. From a personal perspective, … Continue reading

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