Scientists and science communicators often believe that hearts and minds could be changed about complex scientific issues if only the public had access to more, and better, information. Yet evidence indicates that this is not the case.
As a scientist, it takes years of training and failing, and occasionally succeeding, to become comfortable with knowing that some day you might be proven wrong. How different that looks through the lens of faith!
Tim Maness and Rev. Dr. Kara Slade discuss when science and religion work in conjunction to create truth – and the times when they don’t.
We talked to Sinai and Synapses fellowship alum Sara Gottlieb about her research on awe, which has been published in the journal Cognitive Science.
Rabbi Dr. Bradley Shavit Artson explains why both science and religion need humility – and each other.
Answering difficult questions about the world and comforting people in a time of need requires the best wisdom from both religion and science.
The enhancement of human life across the board and across the globe is a story that takes decades or even centuries to unfold.
Science is exploration, and exploration begins with just two things that are really easy: ignorance, and a desire to stop being ignorant.
On one level, evidence is what scientists use to discover truth. But there’s another profession that uses evidence, too: lawyers. And they each use evidence in different ways.
Where can technology and AI (artificial intelligence) can aid knowledge, and where it can harm human understanding?