As this constitutes an unusual historical name in the Levant, it thus has been attributed to Pontius Pilate, prefect of Judea from AD 26-36 who ordered the crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth.
NASA’s ambitious goal involved several risks. Previously, the highest orbit for manned spacecraft had been only 853 miles above the earth in Gemini XI, and the moon was nearly 300 times farther.
‘First Man’ provides a glimpse of a laconic test pilot and engineer who inconveniently became a celebrity.
In her seminal article, researcher Elizabeth Loftus warned against trusting therapists due to their bias towards assuming the reality of reconstructed memories.
A reasonable person might ask: Why would someone spend time and money far from home to engage in manual labor on mundane chores? Well, because it’s cool.
While lefty types continue to assert that fewer women pursue math- and science-heavy careers because of sexism, research and reality continues to show otherwise.
That this gruesome practice occurred cannot be doubted, as archaeological evidence confirms the ancient literature.
The balance of recent scholarship that presents Herod’s passing early, in 1 BC, is indeed consistent with early Christian writings regarding the messiah’s birth.
Sputnik provides a turning point in world history: from then on, humans would maintain a presence in outer space and begin reaching to the stars.
The New Testament provides only glimpses of Mary Magdalene and only the subtlest hints about her status in society. Writers since then have attempted to fill in the blanks with conjecture.
The moon’s penumbra will be cast over all of North America, with the sun completely blocked across a path roughly 70 miles wide.
Of the 44 persons who have served as president, only one ever received a Letters Patent for an invention: a man whose 208th birthday we commemorate on February 12.
The tale of a mathematician from southern India hits its broadest set of theaters this weekend. It celebrates the beauties of mathematical mystery and hard work.
Join us in marveling at—and even seeking to emulate—the achievements of these female scientific pioneers.
Something extraordinary happened to convince many people, including early Christian persecutor Paul, that their messiah had risen.
Sci-fi lacks a leave me alone epic, except for Joss Whedon’s ‘Firefly’ space western series that sparked ‘Serenity’ in 2005.
Without coaxing the proverbial Julia away from Uncle Sugar Daddy, conservatives and libertarians cannot hope to persuade enough voters.
Liberals have killed the liberal arts. Get a science or math degree instead.
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