The Nativity Seen

Last fall I heard a radio interview (on NPR's "Living on Earth") with scientist Roberto Trotta, author of the new book The Edge of Sky . In it Trotta wrote the story of the cosmos with only the thousand most-used words in the English language. He wanted to get rid of scientific lingo and restore the wonder of the universe in terms everyone can understand. The project challenged him creatively…

March 4, 2020