Philosophy

Dark matter dark energy | Editorials

For centuries, Western scientists were fairly certain that Newtonian physics accurately described how galaxies worked. But at the start of the 20th century they started to rethink that and when they did the math they discovered that there was not enough immobilized mass in the planets and stars to account …

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Lincoln first-in-class resident at PC

6/9/2021 Sean Gray is pictured at the Providence College graduation ceremony last week. (Photo courtesy of Providence College) LINCOLN – 22-year-old Sean Gray is making history. Providence College bestowed a number of academic accolades on Gray at the graduation ceremony last week. He was recognized for having the highest GPA …

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Durbin pushes back originalism as GOP test for judicial choices

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) Rejected a Republican litmus test for President Biden’s judicial candidates that they must be originals, citing criticism that the Constitution ignored rights blacks, women or other minority groups. “We should not expect to require every judicial candidate appearing before this committee to attribute …

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