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Science & Evolution

Age of the Universe - One issue has bothered me over the years and I’m hoping you could help. This is the issue of reconciling the age of the universe according to modern science, versus the age indicated in the Torah. I recently... More
Alien Creatures - Now that traces of water have been discovered on Mars, I tend to believe that life could exist on other planets. I assume that traditional Judaism doesn’t say anything about alien life in outer space.... More
Creation & The Big Bang - I have trouble reconciling my reading of Genesis with current scientific theory. When I read the beginning of creation, is seems clear that God created the world complete, as well as the rest of the universe. But... More
Dinosaurs - A new Bible museum has opened in the U.S. which portrays a world that once included dinosaurs. But we all know that dinosaurs have been extinct for millions of years, while the Bible places Creation some 5700 years ago... More
Environmental Protection - Is there a source in the Torah for being environmentally conscious? Do you feel we should be drilling for oil in Alaska? We are doing research project for school and I would appreciate your help. More
Evolution – Who Cares? - There’s so much talk about whether God created the world or whether it evolved by chance. But I’m wondering: What difference does it make how this all came about anyhow? More
Evolution and the Bible - Darwin seems to be well-accepted scientific fact. But given the Creation account in the Bible, is it reasonable to assume that Moses missed evolution? More
Singularity Theory - Time Magazine recently ran an article on Singularity Theory, which was new to me and very fascinating, and scary at the same time, that human intelligence is about to be surpassed by machines. Are you familiar with... More
Solar Eclipse - We learned in school about the solar eclipse. Can you give me Jewish perspective on solar eclipses? Is there a blessing to say, or another appropriate response? More
Space Prayer - I have a question pertaining to Judaism and space travel. If humans ever colonize the moon or other planets, then which direction would we face while praying? More
Torah Source for Pi - I am a scientist and enjoy studying the Torah lessons found on Aish.com. But from a professional standpoint, I feel that scientific information is more accurate and reliable. Is that a valid perspective? More
Torah versus Science - I don't understand all the fuss about certain school districts approving a mix of "evolution versus creation" in the classroom. I have undertaken extensive research of the natural world in light of the... More

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