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Day 1 Faith & Science Series Part 8: Dr. Luke Powery on Continuing the Conversation in Churches

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 11.12.2015 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

Life has an inexhaustible curriculum, and the lessons are infinite just like God even when it comes to a conversation about faith and science, God and the cosmos, creation and evolution, quantum physics and eternity, imago dei and science, genetics and morality, and health and healing.

Massive New Telescopes To Be The Largest In The World

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 11.12.2015 | Science

Science is about to enter a new age of cosmic discovery -- one with massive telescopes capable of looking back to the very beginning of time and,...

Why Is Climate Change Not Like Being Mauled by Wild Lions?

Tim McHenry | Posted 11.12.2015 | Science
Tim McHenry

Whoopi Goldberg had a lot on her mind when she met the star of PBS' "The Brain" at the Rubin Museum in New York City a few weeks ago. "What makes me m...

The First 216 Days Of My Twin Brother Scott Kelly's Record-Setting #YearInSpace

Mark Kelly | Posted 11.03.2015 | Science
Mark Kelly

For over 216 days, Scott has lived in a tough, unforgiving and unchanging environment. The lighting hasn't changed. The temperature and humidity haven't changed. The humming and whirring of the ISS hasn't changed. Fortunately for Scott and his crewmates, the ISS provides some pretty good views.

Dear Neil deGrasse Tyson, Thank You for Cosmos and All Your Poetry

Loukia Papadopoulos | Posted 10.29.2015 | Science
Loukia Papadopoulos

Watching Cosmos, hosted by Tyson, I was once again reminded that it wasn't the science alone that I was so passionately responding to; it was the inherent message about life itself that was revealed in each principle explained.

As It Is in Heaven

Anthony de Villiers | Posted 10.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Anthony de Villiers

"Is it true you were once a member of a voyage to another planet?" a student asked. "It's true," the old man responded. "I was one of several hundr...

Day 1 Faith & Science Series: Ted Peters on God and Cosmos

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 10.02.2015 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

In his 1979 book Disturbing the Universe, Freeman Dyson wrote, "As we look out into the universe and identify the many accidents of physics and astronomy that have worked together to our benefit, it almost seems as if the universe must in some sense have known we were coming."

Day 1 Faith & Science Series Begins: How Can Faith and Science Inform Each Other?

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 09.25.2015 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

Does the universe make any sense? Does the cosmos have purpose? And what about us human beings? Do we matter? Is there any way to know? Listen to so...

God or No God? -- The Real Fairytale

Kashif N. Chaudhry | Posted 07.23.2015 | Religion
Kashif N. Chaudhry

It is the person who passionately insists on no involvement of such a force that has to furnish evidence for their fairytale belief in magical ex-nihilo creation. Extraordinary claims do require extraordinary evidence.

Librarian Murdered by Egyptian Mob

Todd R. Miller | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics
Todd R. Miller

Many historians view Hypatia's murder as the symbolic death of classical antiquity, the advent of a thousand year period of intellectual darkness, whose eventual coda was the Renaissance.

Dual Exhibitions at PLUG Projects Explore the Cosmos

Blair Schulman | Posted 05.30.2015 | Arts
Blair Schulman

It's a nice sensation when you realize how objects and ideas intended for one path wind up taking you through a different landscape entirely. These uniquely (and obliquely) connected points of view are what's happening at PLUG Projects dual exhibitions, Out There and Reify/Deify.

5 Signs That Science Is Taking Over the World

Bobby Azarian | Posted 05.03.2015 | Science
Bobby Azarian

Since what gains popularity is decided in large by the people and not corporate sponsors, one thing is drastically clear: Internet users are hungry for science content and humor. There's no doubt that science is blowing up like a nuclear reactor.

How One Artist Captured The Energy Of Ballet In Sculpture

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Countless elements pulling together into one form, directed by will, energy. Science tells us that we are matter; theologians say that we are spiri...

Photographer Allows Bacteria To Eat Away At Images Of The Cosmos, And These Are The Celestial Results

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts

“Man is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness from which he emerges and the infinity in which he is engulfed.” So reads the quote of Fre...

Daily Meditation: Cosmos

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.28.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

'Violent Night': A Post-Christmas Meditation for the Cosmos Generation

Russ Pierson | Posted 03.01.2015 | Religion
Russ Pierson

That first Christmas was a precursor to the science-fiction convention used over and over again in Doctor Who, Star Trek and every "galaxy far, far away" -- a "rip in the time-space continuum" -- as infinity takes on finitude, as the creator of the stars embraces a body made of stardust. Flesh and blood, this earthy God.

Maureen Ryan

The Best New TV Shows of 2014 | Maureen Ryan | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment

The other day I published my list of the Top 10 TV Shows of 2014, but it was a list that cried out for a sequel or two. There was just so much great T...

'Science Guy' Says He And Neil deGrasse Tyson Are Running For President

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.31.2014 | Science

"Bill Nye The Science POTUS" may have a nice ring to it, but would the famed "Science Guy" ever run for office? A listener of the StarTalk Radio pr...

Do You See the Universe Clearly?

David J. Eicher | Posted 09.27.2014 | Science
David J. Eicher

If you use your intuition, believe what others tell you on first blush, or simply try to calculate your way to conclusions, probably not. If you view the world empirically, watching as numerous observations and experiments put together conclusions, then yes, you see the world as a scientist.

Dear Governor Cuomo: A Conversation with Natalie Merchant, Plus Catching Up with Freda Payne

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.20.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Natalie Merchant: "We're watching what's happened in other states with the contamination of aquifers and the devastation of previously rural areas that are now highly industrialized. There's also quite a bit of contamination of the air that occurs with hydraulic fracturing."

Syfy Goes to the Moon With Buzz Aldrin for Alien Special

Aaron Sagers | Posted 09.07.2014 | Weird News
Aaron Sagers

Perhaps most interesting is that the special will feature interviews with Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Edgar Mitchell "in which they share their belief in the existence of UFOs from first hand experiences."

What Neil deGrasse Tyson Can Teach You About Mental Health

Nick Holt, LCSW | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Nick Holt, LCSW

By better examining our thinking through a more scientific process and softening our internal and external response to failure, we are better able to continue our journeys in personal growth in order to advance ourselves, those around us and, hopefully and ideally, mankind.

How the Cosmos Teaches Humility to Social Media Show-offs.

Sourav Roy | Posted 08.13.2014 | Media
Sourav Roy

How effortlessly millions of worthless human 'points' have spawned that are nothing more than signboards of hollow egotistic display. So, where is that social element of social media, again? Or did I miss something?

The Most Scientifically Inaccurate Movie Ever, According To Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment

Turns out, Neil deGrasse Tyson hates another science-based movie more than "Gravity." TMZ caught up with the "Cosmos" host and asked him which space m...

Neil deGrasse Tyson On When The Rich Will Address Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business

Neil deGrasse Tyson says the wealthy will soon be forced to pay attention to climate change: Not because of any political movement, but because of bas...