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Purposeful Universe1 min read

Types of Telescopes [VIDEOS]

In these videos, Dr. Jennifer Wiseman provides insightful information about the different types of telescopes and their purposes.
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Karin Öberg’s Spiritual and Professional Pursuit of Finding E.T.

Harvard Astrochemist Karin Öberg hopes we find extraterrestrial life for both professional and spiritual reaasons.
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The Purposeful Lab: Are We Alone or Is There Life on Other Planets?

Karin Öberg discusses her personal journey in faith and science, her career at Harvard University, and seeks to answer 'are we alone?'
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S., MSc.4 min read

Rivers on Mars and Water Vapor in the Asteroid

New evidence indicates there could have been rivers on Mars and water vapor in the asteroid. Water is associated with the possibility of life on Mars.
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Trappist 1: James Webb Space Telescope's Mother-Daughter Team [VIDEO]

The Trappist 1 System is a planetary system that NASA’s mother-daughter team, Natalia and Natasha Batalha, will study. Watch this video to learn more.
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S., MSc.4 min read

Just How Big is a Light Year? The Cosmic View

How can we conceive the astronomical distances in space? Maggie Ciskanik answers by explaining the light year and our cosmic view.
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NASA Artemis Mission [VIDEOS]

Artemis 1 is the first of 3 rockets that NASA will use to establish human presence on the moon. Artemis 1 was launched the morning of November 16, 2022.
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S., MSc.4 min read

The First 100 Days of the James Webb Space Telescope

Images from the James Webb Space Telescope continue to astound and delight scientists and astronomy enthusiasts alike.
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Increasing Complexity in Evolution and the Universe [VIDEO]

Dan Kuebler discusses several concepts in biology and cosmology that demonstrate the idea of simple structures moving towards increasing complexity.
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Cosmological Models [VIDEO]

In this video Dr. Karin Öberg offers an intriguing comparison between the Big Bang and previous cosmological models.
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Kevin Hottinger4 min read

Paul Davies: The Search For Biogenesis

Life’s origin is a great mystery of our universe. Paul Davies is one scientist that has devoted his life's work to searching for answers about biogenesis.
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How Did Life Begin? [VIDEO]

Earth is the only planet we know of that can support life. How did life begin? Could there be life on other planets? Watch these short videos to find out.
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