Embracing Mystery: Spiritual Connections in Faith and Astronomy

Given yesterday’s NASA announcement of seven exoplanets around the star TRAPPIST-1 (whether it’s named after the beer or the monastic order is currently unclear), I thought it would be timely […]

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The Moral Imperative to Act for Climate Justice

Today, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change—a body of eminent and respected scientists established by the world’s governments in 1988—released its Fifth Assessment Report on the state of climate change. […]

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Downton Abbey, Francis Bacon, Spiderman, and St. Augustine: Who holds the power of That Thing We Call Science?

“I am come in very truth, leading Nature to you with all of her children, to bind her to your service and to make her your slave.”  Francis Bacon was a beast of a […]

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