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Casey Luskin: Questions Across the Cosmos

Photo: Uranus, by NASA, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

Following his wonderful talk at the Dallas Conference on Science and Faith, geologist Casey Luskin took questions from the audience, moderated by John West. In the talk (noted here earlier), his theme was a novel one: design evidence from the Earth sciences. The questions are challenging and literally span the cosmos, from Earth’s core (how do we know what it’s made of or what its temperature is?), to the remoter limits of the solar system (what about Uranus, pictured above, and its core?), and beyond (are there habitable planets around other stars?). One tongue-in-cheek query (I assume!) asks if our planet’s core could be a possible location for Hell. Let’s hope we don’t find out:

David Klinghoffer

Senior Fellow and Editor, Evolution News
David Klinghoffer is a Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute and the editor of Evolution News & Science Today, the daily voice of Discovery Institute’s Center for Science & Culture, reporting on intelligent design, evolution, and the intersection of science and culture. Klinghoffer is also the author of six books, a former senior editor and literary editor at National Review magazine, and has written for the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Seattle Times, Commentary, and other publications. Born in Santa Monica, California, he graduated from Brown University in 1987 with an A.B. magna cum laude in comparative literature and religious studies. David lives near Seattle, Washington, with his wife and children.



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