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An astronomer’s big legacy in miniature

Ideas

An astronomer’s big legacy in miniature

LEGO set features Unitarian Universalist astronomer Nancy Grace Roman.

Sonja L. Cohen | 6/1/2018 | Summer 2018

Creation: Fibonacci chalice

Keeping cyberspace free

Feature

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?

E. J. Graff | 8/23/2016 | May/June 1999

At 150, Beatrix Potter continues to delight

Looking back

At 150, Beatrix Potter continues to delight

The beloved children’s author was also a talented scientific illustrator and conservationist.

Kris Willcox | 7/25/2016 | Summer 2016

The future of liberal religion is multifaith

From the president

The future of liberal religion is multifaith

Religious liberals from all traditions share not only common values, but also a common cosmology.

Peter Morales | 6/6/2016 | Summer 2016

Better than human?

Forum

Better than human?

Who receives the benefits of shiny new technology, and who bears its risks?

Scott Gerard Prinster | 10/13/2015 | Fall 2015

NASA fellowship named for UU astronomer

UU news

NASA fellowship named for UU astronomer

Known as “Mother of the Hubble,” Nancy Grace Roman hopes to inspire girls to pursue careers in science.

Donald E. Skinner | 10/17/2011 | Spring 2012

Seeing Joseph Priestley whole

Bookshelf

Seeing Joseph Priestley whole

He’s more than just the discoverer of oxygen and soda water, and not just incidentally a Unitarian.

Scott Gerard Prinster | 10/12/2009 | Fall 2009

Black inventor helped found Queens church

Looking back

Black inventor helped found Queens church

Son of slaves invented key elements of lightbulb.

Kimberly French | 10/30/2006 | Fall 2006

Science and its metaphors

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Science and its metaphors

The Unitarian Universalist tradition has historically affirmed both faith and reason, worship and science.

Christopher L. Walton | 11/1/2003 | November/December 2003

Cecelia Payne-Gaposchkin: Astronomer and pioneer

Looking back

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.

Herbert F. Vetter | 1/1/2003 | January/February 2003