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Age of the Universe

When Did Intelligent Life Emerge in the Universe?

Mario Livio | Posted 04.24.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

The question become particularly intriguing when we realize that astronomers now estimate that the Milky Way galaxy alone may harbor as many as 4.5 billion Earth-sized planets in the "habitable zones" around their host stars.

Rubio Is Right (Sort Of)

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 01.20.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

Can two time-tables -- biblical creation and modern cosmology -- be legitimately reconciled or is that just so much theological grasping at straws? From a classical Jewish perspective, it would seem relatively easy to do.