Content on Astronomy
The great questions of origin and scope are hallmarks of both faith and science. But only faith can contemplate purpose.
If we can see how far light has traveled, might we be able to go back to where it all began?
What can a shul-going Jewish space engineer — who worked on the James Webb Space Telescope — teach us about spirituality and science?
Images of the James Webb telescope lend a new meaning to this phrase from Ibn Ezra: “There are images of stars that step forth in the sky that never existed and were never known.”
When a rabbi and physicist are a married couple, the depth of the conversations that emerge is a fascinating topic.
Rabbi Mitelman and Dr. Ethan Siegel discuss the wonders of the universe, as well as how to share and talk about them with other people.
Space exploration provides a look at our need to be exceptional, and our desire to have company, in the universe.
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?
In Psalm 145, God, the “God of Worlds,” named all the stars. Does the plural use of “worlds” imply other worlds where life exists?
Science says space debris formed the Moon. Others say it was God. They’re both right.
Despite a disappointing result, the SpaceIL team captured the imagination of the entire world with the daring Beresheet mission.
Envisioning both aspects of the world invites us to regard it in two directions, not only “downward” toward mechanistic explanation, but also “upward” toward our finest aspirations.