The Long Story of Dark Energy Gets Longer – The Catholic Astronomer

In a worrying development from the past week, a satellite slated to advance our understanding of dark energy just got zeroed out of NASA’s budget. The modern version of the story began in 1998/1999 with the announcement that supernovae at great distances are fainter than they ought to be. The interpretation of this measurement is … More The Long Story of Dark Energy Gets Longer – The Catholic Astronomer

Star Wars: On the Wrong Side of History & Science – Episode I! – The Catholic Astronomer

’Twas the Season for Star Wars all during the time of Thanksgiving-Christmas-New Year’s this year—as it was last year, and the year before that, and as it will be perhaps (given the enormous pile of money that The Last Jedi has hauled in) for years to come.  But no matter how many movies may lie … More Star Wars: On the Wrong Side of History & Science – Episode I! – The Catholic Astronomer

NEWS Dio è morto? Bauman spiega perché questa affermazione è falsa  Gelsomino Del Guercio/Aleteia | Nov 17, 2016 ©Andersphoto / Shutterstock.com Ci hanno provato a far passare questa tesi intellettuali del calibro di Nietzsche e Berger. Ma i fatti oggi li smentiscono «”Non c’è più religione… Dio è morto”. Lo sentiamo ripetere di continuo, e … More