Cosmology and Theology

I was rather amused this morning with two articles. In the first, [Link] a researcher at Yale U has predicted a bump in the inflation rate of the early universe at a time (from the initiation) of ~ 1E-30 second. Supposedly this time represents a change in how the the universe expands.

In another article, [Link] a tomb supposedly that of Joshua ben Joseph and his family has been discovered. The discovery has apparently been decried by both archaeologists and Christian theologians. The interesting twist is that the discoverers are, in effect, making a probabilistic argument for authenticity.