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Adam D. Hincks, S.J., is a contributing editor at America.

Arts & CultureIdeas
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NASA’s Perseverance Rover touched ground on the red planet on Feb. 18 and today NASA announced some of its first discoveries.
Illustration courtesy the Vatican Observatory
Arts & CultureIdeas
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His was a life full of discovery, invention and public service.
FaithShort Take
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Julie Payette, Canada’s new governor general, stirred up controversy with a speech to a scientific gathering in which she seemed to pit “divine intervention” against “natural process.”
Politics & SocietyShort Take
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On June 19, NASA announced that its Kepler space telescope team had identified 219 new planet candidates.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
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Science is a necessary point of reference, but it should by no means be the only political voice in the conversation.
A simulated image of the black hole merger known as GW150914.
Politics & Society
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The most fundamental motivation of science is the human desire for contemplation.
Photo: Reuters/Tony Gentile
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She would have to leave her intellect behind, my friend assumed, if she followed up on a profound experience of God that had led her to Mass. Eventually she decided to enroll in the catechumenate in order to become a member of the Catholic Church. Taking this step, she explained to me, would require
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Adam D. Hincks, S.J., on the discovery of the "God particle," which resulted in a Nobel prize this week for two physicists
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New scientific discoveries and old truths