Daily Archives: 27 August 2008

Martian Sunrise

The Phoenix lander imaged Martian sunrise. It’s the beginning of the end of the Phoenix mission. Why? The lander’s arrival was timed to coincide with the arctic summer so the midnight sun would power up the mission for ninety days. … Continue reading

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Pop Goes The Convention

Mark laments the poor quality of pop songs chosen for the DNC. As I write, the talent-deprived Melissa Etheridge is at the Democratic convention singing versions of “Give Peace a Chance” and “Born in the USA.” Her songs come on … Continue reading

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Moral Theology and Early Abortion

(This is Neil) In light of recent controversy, I thought that it might be useful to reproduce part of a note by the Redemptorist theologian Brian V. Johnstone, originally published in the Irish Theological Quarterly 70 (2005) 60. After the … Continue reading

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