Tag: NASA


Changes, Parents and Supernovas: Our Week in Wisdom

On The Wisdom Daily this week (Sept. 28 – Oct.2), we published posts about the rewards of embracing change with open arms, the temporary rituals that build a lasting faith, the beautiful Hubble Telescope discovery caused by ancient devastation, the stepdad whose parenting was honored at just the right moment… and more. Did you grow wiser this week? We hope The Wisdom Daily played a part.   Can You Learn to Love Navigating Transitions? – Rachel Barenblat As the parent of a toddler, I learned that transitions are hard.?Toddlers don’t have a......

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The Far Reach of Your Legacy

I have to admit, I’m a total sucker for images like this one captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. I bet it captures your attention, too! If you’re like most people, including me, it’s not just the psychedelic beauty of what NASA has identified as a “veil nebula” that grabs your attention. It’s also knowing that this crystal clear image reaches us from billions of miles away, and that the celestial debris captured for us to view is actually from a supernova explosion in the Cygnus constellation 8,000 years ago! Not to......

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Pluto, Spa Trends and Nathan Hale: Our Week in Wisdom

On The Wisdom Daily this week (July 13-17), we took time to explore the balance between humor and political correctness, the evolutionary role of religious thinking, the spa offerings that meet spiritual needs and NASA’s exciting mission to Pluto. Did you grow wiser this week? We hope The Wisdom Daily played a part.   The Politically Incorrect Bobblehead – Brad Hirschfield Nathan Hale had only one life to give for his country, but almost 250 years after his death, there’s still plenty of him to go around. And that upsets a Yale-educated......

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Expanding Our Curiosity Beyond the Old Limits

From Odyssey Networks’ Faith on the Record series: Have you experienced the awe of contemplating NASA’s beautiful, clear images of Pluto, sent by the New Horizons spacecraft from three billion miles away? There are several reasons why this amazing mission (and the data it gives our scientists on Earth) has touched so many, including this one: “The desire to explore is a central feature of our humanity…the notion of curiosity is fundamental to who we are, and this affirms that.” Watch my video for more insight and discussion.     Odyssey Networks......

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Video: Hope and Gardens on the Moon

From Odyssey Network’s Faith on the Record series: This week, NASA announced that they plan to do the “first life sciences experiment on another world” in 2015 when they send a terrarium with basil, turnips and cress to the moon via their Lunar Plant Growth Habitat project.? It’s exciting not just on its own merits, but for the message of hope and optimism it sends, says Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, “…we don’t just build what we need in the present, but we actually invest the future because in investing in the future we......

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