The problem with the early universe is that it was a much more dangerous place.
Perfect eclipses aren’t just eerie and beautiful. They’ve helped scientists test and discover things, and they are part of a larger pattern.
St. Thomas laid the intellectual groundwork for modern natural science — the absolute distinction between existence and essence.
Adam Kirsch over the weekend had a thoughtful essay in the Wall Street Journal, meditating on the coming 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
Bruno was not executed for his view that we live in a vast universe with vast numbers of planets.