Astrophysicist Mario Livio: A Twitterscript

Trent T. Gilliss

is the cofounder of On Being and currently serves as publisher & editor-in-chief. He received a Peabody Award in 2007 for his work on “The Ecstatic Faith of Rumi” and garnered two Webby Awards (in 2005, and again in 2008). The Online News Association nominated his journalistic work multiple times in the general excellence and outstanding specialty journalism categories. Trent’s reported and produced stories from Turkey to rural Alabama, from Israel and the West Bank to Cambridge, England.

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May 23rd, 2010

For the past few interviews, we have been diligently tweeting away while Krista converses with our guests. We hope that…

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May 21st, 2010

Some of the best story lines coming out of this year’s World Cup aren’t about sport at all. They’re about…

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May 21st, 2010

Note the signatures in the margins of the photo, from left to right): Niels Bohr, James Franck, A. Einstein, and…

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May 20th, 2010

This week’s show with astrophysicist Mario Livio explores, amongst other things, how math is implicated in the nature of the…

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May 20th, 2010

WNBA player Mistie Bass’s essay in Friday’s New York Times is a personal reflection about her stint coaching a women’s…

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May 17th, 2010

The Centers for Disease Control report that 1 in 110 children in the U.S. is now diagnosed somewhere on the…

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May 15th, 2010

Nick Anderson’s cartoon in the Houston Chronicle struck a chord with this kid from North Dakota who opted not to…

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May 14th, 2010

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May 14th, 2010

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May 13th, 2010

Magazine – Can Babies Tell Right From Wrong? | The New York Times To have a genuinely moral system, in…

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May 9th, 2010

“In the story of Job, Job lost everything, and he got everything back twofold.… I’m blessed and I’m loved, and…

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May 9th, 2010

“I knew that we didn’t have wealth to leave you guys. So I always thought that my responsibility was to…

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May 9th, 2010

“I think about two weeks after that conversation, I picked up the phone and a small voice on the other…

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May 6th, 2010

Robynne Greeninger, a nurse and single mother who is currently working toward her law degree, recently sent us this thoughtful…

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May 2nd, 2010

Biblical quotes displayed in Washington, DC for the 2006 National Day of Prayer. (photo: Street Protest TV/Flickr) The latest culture…

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May 1st, 2010

Swami Vivekananda (1863–1902) is known for being one of the first people to bring the message of Hinduism to the…

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April 24th, 2010

Ina and Arnie Feidelman, January 2000. Arnie was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s the following month. The perspectives of people caring for…

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April 23rd, 2010

While doing research for our upcoming show with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, I stumbled on the remarkable 2002 documentary, Amandla!: A…

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April 22nd, 2010

I live in a rented New York City apartment. The only outdoor space I have access to, besides the sidewalk,…

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April 21st, 2010

Collin Hansen’s article in Christianity Today points out that pastor John Piper’s invitation may reveal a larger split within the…

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April 21st, 2010

Members of the U.S. Supreme Court pose for a group photograph on September 29, 2009. Front row (l-r): Anthony M….

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April 20th, 2010

In response to Speaking of Faith’s show about the brutality of regimes around the world and the question of the…

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April 18th, 2010

I’m often asked about our process for choosing people and topics. The answer goes something like this. We are always…

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April 13th, 2010

Painting by Ola Schary. “It’s a copy of a postcard my grandmother painted for me when I was a child….

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April 9th, 2010

Being new on the staff, I love hearing older programs that are new to me. Preparing for the Mayfair Yang show this…

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April 5th, 2010

Watch the live video stream in this post or chat with others while you watch on our SOF Live page….

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April 5th, 2010

William Maxwell treats his personal material as if it were history. It is one part memory, one part research and…

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April 4th, 2010

It’s Easter weekend and a lot of people are away for the holiday. When we sent out our e-mail newsletter…

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April 3rd, 2010

In response to last week’s show “Getting Revenge and Forgiveness”, Hector Black pointed us to this StoryCorps interview. The listener…

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