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NASA names telescope for UU ‘Mother of Hubble’

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NASA names telescope for UU ‘Mother of Hubble’

Nancy Grace Roman, NASA’s first chief astronomer, was a member of River Road UU Congregation in Bethesda, Maryland.

Staff Writer 9/1/2020 Fall 2020

Snowflakes rising

Ideas

Snowflakes rising

It’s time we reclaim the snowflake story in all its intertwined ramifications.

Robin Colgrove 12/23/2019 Winter 2019

Mathematician Karen Uhlenbeck is first woman to win Abel Prize

Life

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.

Andrea Dulanto 7/8/2019 Summer 2019

An astronomer’s big legacy in miniature

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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

Creations

Creation: Fibonacci chalice

Kat Liu 9/1/2017 Fall 2017

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

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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

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