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May 2, 2013 at 11:47 AM

UW astronomer has faith in science and God

Scientists should be more open-minded Astronomer Eric Agol is agile enough to have faith in both science and a higher power, faith that this 13.6 billion-year-old universe, and everything in it, has an ultimate Source other than itself [“UW astronomer finds planet, keeps the faith,” page one, April 27]. Too bad only 51 percent of his…


Comments | Topics: God, planet, religion

April 25, 2013 at 11:46 AM

New planets could sustain human life

Our way of life may not be the only way of life Professor and astronomer Eric Agol deserves recognition from his colleaguesin the fields of astronomy and astrophysics for his discovery of two new planets [“NASA finds planet pair just right for life,” News, April 19]. His discoveries are described as “Earth-like,” with one having the…


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