Owen Gingerich

Owen Gingerich is professor emeritus of astronomy and of the history of science at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

Our Imperiled World

It took billions of years to make the earth habitable for humans. A distinguished astronomer warns the United Nations how quickly that can be reversed.

by Owen Gingerich | Friday, December 07, 2012

Numbers Game

The problems of solutions

by Owen Gingerich | Monday, June 09, 2014

Goodbye, ! ! !

by Owen Gingerich | Monday, September 08, 2014

Solar Complexus

We may be alone after all

by Owen Gingerich | Monday, September 08, 2014

In the Orbit of Copernicus

A discovery of the great astronomer's bones, and their reburial in Poland

by Owen Gingerich | Friday, June 03, 2011