…which I reviewed recently at Forbes. I met Fr. Scotti at Portsmouth Abbey School some years back, and am happy I was able to help him bring his book to the attention of the folks at Ignatius.
Some thoughts on the recent, excellent Houses of Worship article by Steve Barr and Dermott Mullan in the Wall Street Journal.
Deep Space Viewing An international team of astronomers from Germany and Japan has discovered the most distant cluster of galaxies known so far — 9.6 billion light years away. The X-ray and infrared observations showed that the cluster hosts predominantly old, massive galaxies, demonstrating that the galaxies formed when the universe was still very young.… Continue reading Most Distant Galaxy Cluster Revealed by Invisible Light
Nice interview of astrophysicist Saul Perlmutter on his work in the 1990s revealing how the universe’s expansion rate is accelerating. If he were still alive, Fr. Georges Lemaitre would have been thrilled at this discovery. (Not that he would have stuck his tongue out at Einstein or Fred Hoyle or anything…)