Science

Adam A.J. Deville December 13, 2019
Members of the Society of Jesus have been among the relatively few Catholic Christians with a discerning appreciation for Freud.
Brad Pitt in ‘Ad Astra’ (CNS photo/Fox) 
Kevin Christopher Robles September 27, 2019
God (or at least the talk of God) is a surprising element in James Gray’s new film.
Matthew Buscarino July 15, 2019
I wanted to know what it was really like to travel to the moon, but I realized that the only people who knew would not be around much longer.
Paul Sutter July 12, 2019
The Big Bang is not a theory of the origins of the universe. In fact, we have no scientific theory of the origins of the universe.
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, man on the moon, July 21, 1069. Photo courtesy of NASA.
“Throughout the history of the Society, the Jesuits have been key players in astronomy,” said Robert Macke, S.J., a specialist in meteorites who works at the Vatican Observatory in Rome. Jesuit contributions to astronomy are significant enough that 34 craters on the moon and several asteroids are
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Samantha Lawler July 12, 2019
We know of at least 4,000 planets outside our solar system, writes the astronomer Samantha Lawler, but we will not be visiting any of them soon—nor do we know if any are inhabitable. Exploring space teaches us the fragility of Earth.