The Privileged Planet How our place in the cosmos is designed for discovery


Jay W. Richards

Jay Richards is a modern renaissance man, a true polymath who can talk knowledgably about everything from science to economics to pop culture. He is author of many books including the New York Times bestsellers Infiltrated (2013) and Indivisible (2012), as well as co-authoring The Privileged Planet which was later the basis for the documentary of the same name. Richards’ articles and essays have been published in The Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Washington Post, Forbes, The Huffington Post, and many other publications. His topics range from culture, economics, and public policy to natural science, technology, and the environment. » Read More …

Guillermo Gonzalez

Guillermo Gonzalez is an Assistant Professor of Astronomy at Ball State University and a Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture. He received his Ph.D. in Astronomy in 1993 from the University of Washington. He has done post-doctoral work at the University of Texas, Austin and at the University of Washington and has received fellowships, grants and awards from such institutions as NASA, the University of Washington, the Templeton Foundation, Sigma Xi (scientific research society) and the National Science Foundation.  » Read More …

How our place in the Cosmos is designed for discovery