Scientists today often assume that in a universe filled with countless stars and galaxies, conditions capable of supporting intelligent life surely must exist elsewhere in the universe. To think otherwise, they say, is egotistical! But I believe it’s also reasonable—and humbling—to conclude that intelligent life does not exist anywhere else. A major reason is that the probability of the … Read More
Will Man Ever Conquer Space Travel?
The recent crash of Virgin Galactic “SpaceShipTwo” which lead to the death of the co-pilot and serious injury to the pilot was a sobering reminder of the perils of man’s attempt at space travel. In fact, one of our Board members had already made arrangements to be a passenger on one of its early flights. Now it appears his trip … Read More