The Discovery Principle led me to consider looking to the Moon to study the origin of life empirically.
Educated people in the medieval period were well aware that the Earth is round, a fact immediately evident when you see a lunar eclipse.
Last night Americans across the continent were treated to a most beautiful and informative natural phenomenon.
Much as the world appreciated the “noble and poetic moment,” at the time it could be waved away as mere poetry — more sentiment than science.
As sort of a holiday card in video form, our friends at Illustra Media offer this about the Apollo 8 and its famous Christmas Eve message of 1968.