Catholic scientists ask: What if aliens exist?

A group of Catholic evolutionary biologists, astrochemists, astrophysicists, theologians and astronomers will gather in Washington, D.C., this weekend to discuss a topical scientific issue in high-level government circles: Extraterrestrials, advanced alien civilizations and UFOs. The conference is “quite timely” said Stephen M.

March embraces science, Catholic roots

  The March for Life in Washington, D.C., the largest annual pro-life event in the nation, was to be held Friday, Jan. 18, this year. The event was to begin with a noontime rally on the National Mall, followed by a walk

Editorial: Life science

The pro-life movement is emphasizing a new angle for this year’s March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 18. The event that regularly brings tens of thousands of people together to oppose legal abortion in the United States has chosen the

The Galileo incident

In the 17th century, science and religion collided. Known to students of history as simply Galileo, Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) lived toward the end of the European Renaissance period. Widely renowned, he was a brilliant astronomer, mathematician and physicist of his time, and

‘The Universe We Think In’

There are few Catholic writers as prolific as Father James Schall, SJ. The Jesuit priest has written countless articles in scholarly journals as well as popular periodicals and websites; he has written more than 30 books, and been the editor or co-editor

Faith and science working together

Writing commands in computer code, attaching sensors and connecting circuit boards are usually not the first things that come to mind in connection with an extracurricular activity at a Catholic liberal arts college. But that is exactly what students in the robotics

College puts STEM to work for community

Ann Klotz from Siena College analyzes water samples for bacteria contamination. Courtesy photo The Stephen and Harriet Myers residence in Albany, New York, played an important role in the Underground Railroad that helped slaves escape to the North, but there was little