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NASA, Jesus & Templeton?

Suzan Mazur | Posted 06.03.2016 | Science
Suzan Mazur

MARY VOYTEK "It's never too soon to engage a community. NASA has mostly had experience with engineers and scientists. We've chosen to reach out to ...

PART 1: A Wide-Ranging Conversation with Physicist Geoffrey West about Life, Evolution and US Presidential Politics

Suzan Mazur | Posted 04.13.2016 | Science
Suzan Mazur

Redmayne as Hawking. Cumberbatch as Turing. If the timing were right, Christopher Lee would have been superb in the big-screen story of British-born theoretical physicist Geoffrey West. (I've interviewed both.)

Jaweed Kaleem

Desmond Tutu Wins $1.7 Million Templeton Prize

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 04.04.2013 | Religion

Desmond Tutu, the former Anglican archbishop of Cape Town who rose to international fame as he helped lead the fight against apartheid in South Africa...

Martin Rees, British Astrophysicist, Wins Templeton Prize

Posted 06.06.2011 | Religion

By Chris Herlinger Religion News Service (RNS) A British theoretical astrophysicist who has achieved renown for his study of the cosmos and for sound...

Are We Predisposed To Give Back? New Studies Examine Why We Help Others

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The University of Notre Dame is leading a $5 million initiative to examine why people are more or less inclined to give back, according to USA Today. ...

The Biblical Definitions Of The Pursuit Of Happiness

Philip Reynolds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Reynolds

How should we construe the right to pursue happiness? The problem is that the words "happy" and "happiness" are used today in variety of interrelated but distinct senses.

The Top Philanthropists of 2009

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

On Friday, Slate Magazine posted a list of the 60 largest charitable contributions of 2009, and profiled the people who gave big. We've compiled the t...

Faith! Family! Films! And the Crystal Teddy Goes to...

David Sterritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Sterritt

What riles me is the business of peddling movies on DVD after scrubbing them squeaky clean, or as we used to say in pre-digital antiquity, censoring them.