Well, if you read the article Time.com ran titled, “Maybe We Really Are Alone in the Universe” by Jeffrey Kluger, Editor At Large for Time, you might think so. While several science news organizations ran this, including the New York Times, it failed to make it to the evening news. I was not surprised that it did not get the coverage it should have.
In 1953, James Watson and Francis Crick were able to build upon the work of English chemist and X-ray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin. She made contributions to the understanding of the molecular structures of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid), RNA (ribonucleic acid), viruses, coal, and graphite. Because Dr. Franklin died of cancer at the age of 37 in 1958, she was not honored along with Watson, Crick and British physicist and molecular biologist Maurice Wilkins who all shared the Nobel Prize for their
We are told that the universe is 13.8 billion years old and the earth trails behind at 4.6 billion years. These are well-known, accepted scientific “facts.” They appear in all our science textbooks and are propagated in all forms of media with few exceptions. Young Earth Creationists (YEC) stand on the foundational Word of God, acknowledging a biblical time frame of several thousand years. These creationists are said to demonstrate the highest form of ignorance in many circles.