Today’s featured entry from the Vatican Observatory Faith and Science pages:
“Physics Today: Thinking differently about science and religion” (click here for it)
In 2018 the journal Physics Today published a letter by Tom McLeish, Professor of Physics at Durham University, along with a number of responses to McLeish’s letter, and additional remarks from McLeish. McLeish writes, “Driving an unhistorical and unrealistic wedge between science and religion has got to stop. It leads, in part, to the optionalism that we see in some public and political attitudes toward science, from climate change to vaccination. It damages the educational experience of our children, and it impoverishes our understanding of our own science’s historical context.” [click here to continue]
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