Mathematician Karen Uhlenbeck is first woman to win Abel Prize
Karen Uhlenbeck, a Unitarian Universalist, made history this year when she became the first woman to win the prestigious Abel Prize for mathematics.
An astronomer’s big legacy in miniature
LEGO set features Unitarian Universalist astronomer Nancy Grace Roman.
Creation: Fibonacci chalice
Keeping cyberspace free
What will come of the 1990s’ most astonishing communication development, the World Wide Web—brainchild of a Massachusetts UU, Tim Berners-Lee?
At 150, Beatrix Potter continues to delight
The beloved children’s author was also a talented scientific illustrator and conservationist.
The future of liberal religion is multifaith
Religious liberals from all traditions share not only common values, but also a common cosmology.
Better than human?
Who receives the benefits of shiny new technology, and who bears its risks?
NASA fellowship named for UU astronomer
Known as “Mother of the Hubble,” Nancy Grace Roman hopes to inspire girls to pursue careers in science.
Seeing Joseph Priestley whole
He’s more than just the discoverer of oxygen and soda water, and not just incidentally a Unitarian.
Black inventor helped found Queens church
Son of slaves invented key elements of lightbulb.
Science and its metaphors
The Unitarian Universalist tradition has historically affirmed both faith and reason, worship and science.
Cecelia Payne-Gaposchkin: Astronomer and pioneer
The brilliant astronomer who was also the first woman to receive tenure on Harvard’s faculty also taught Sunday school at her Unitarian church.