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In a recently resurfaced 1985 interview, the famed astronomer finds common ground between science and spirituality.
The miracles of the universe are manifested in everything around us. Illumination comes when we pause in gratitude, in stillness, our eyes opening in appreciation for these most wondrous creations, big and little, like babies and apple pie.
I found in my research that the true Dracula’s wife had committed suicide believing he had been killed by the Turks “defending
As horrifying as the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs were, the quantum leap forward in destructive power afforded by the hydrogen bomb made our situation far more perilous. We've been fortunate that virtually unthinkable destruction has not ensued since the nuclear arms race of the 1950s.
America does not need more business graduates doing investment banking and stock trading. America does not need more lawyers and lobbyists. America needs more doctors, engineers, scientists and teachers.
Cosmologists propose that the universe was until recently a lifeless collection of particles. But they have ignored a critical component of the cosmos because they don't know what to do with it. This component, consciousness, is an utter mystery. How did inert, random bits of matter ever morph into Obama or Lady Gaga?
"I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote. I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts." It
Today's secular science of human insignificance inspires its own theology. This secular theology assigns us a contradictory groveling insignificant, significance.
Carl Sagan, a titan of scientific thought and communication, assumed many different roles in his life -- from science's "gatekeeper
When you lose the Tom Paines of common sense in liberal New England, then you don't stand a chance of evolving American culture. Don't say something stupid and expect him to believe it.
Famed astrophysicist Carl Sagan inspired a generation with his 1980 television series "Cosmos." As for the selection of Neil