It happened on SEPTEMBER 5

1977

The U.S. space probe Voyager 1 launched into orbit, heading for the outer Solar System. It provided the scientific community with a large series of data such as Titan’s diameter (5150 km/3200 miles) and surface temperature (-175 degrees centigrade). It carried with it a collection of images and data to illustrate the physical structure of humans and Earth to any potential intelligent extraterrestrials.


The Rainbow between Science and Religion

Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion and Science

The Encyclopedia, published by the Centro di Documentazione Interdisciplinare di Scienza e Fede operating at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, provides new, scholarly articles in the rapidly growing international field of Religion and Science (ISSN: 2037-2329).

Anthology and Documents

In order to make some relevant documents better known in the scientific community, the section provides key materials for study and reflection concerning the dialogue among science, philosophy, and theology.