When we look up at the vastness of the universe, does that make us feel very small, or does it make us feel connected to something so much larger?
Myriam Renaud and Dr. Michael Summers discuss the awe-inspiring uniqueness of the Earth in the universe.
We talked to Sinai and Synapses fellowship alum Sara Gottlieb about her research on awe, which has been published in the journal Cognitive Science.
In a day and age of functionality and productivity, where is the need for beauty or connection? And more importantly, how does Judaism fill that need?
What is awe? And where do we find it on Yom Kippur? And why?
How would our religious perspective change if we discovered life on other planets?
We need to remember that our creativity, our ability to shape the world and change it, is a gift from God.
I hold these things together: God indeed made the Sun and the Moon, and it pleases God to let us discover how it was done through the work of science.
David Borger Germann examines how the brain registers awe, and how we can bring this feeling to everyday experience, suffusing life with new interest and meaning.
Human confidence in what we think we know for certain almost always involves hope in things unseen.