"Knowledge" Tagged Content
Is Science Morally Neutral? The Curious Case of Fritz Haber
The German-Jewish scientist Fritz Haber is a classic example of how science is a double-edged sword.
“The Mysterious” Versus “The Unknown”
For those of us who pray, do we need to know how and why God answers?
Hubris and Humility – A Conversation With Dr. Stuart Firestein
Dr. Firestein argues that intellectual foibles such as failure and ignorance are actually an essential component of doing science.
The Embodied Brain: A Conversation With Annie Murphy Paul
What is the interrelationship between body and mind, and how much thinking happens outside of our brains?
What We Can Learn from Scientists’ Awe Experiences
Science progresses only through scientists, who are indeed human beings – and perhaps one key to unlocking their excitement is a sense of awe.
The Process of Knowing: A Conversation With Rabbi Dr. Bradley Shavit Artson
How does process theology — especially in the Jewish world — help us understand the relationship between religion and the scientific method?
When Judaism Meets Science
We sat down with Roger Price, founder of the blog Judaism and Science, to discuss how the Jewish world is looking to the past and future to handle COVID-19.
“Zooniverse” Lets You Expand Scientific Knowledge From Home
Citizen science can be a great way to feel like you’re part of something bigger.
The Torah is True – Even if It’s Not Fact
Some truths are true because they are the stories that shape our perspective on the world. Torah is the inspiration for, and the vessel that holds, this Truth.
For Both Religion and Science, It’s Good To Not Know
We’re not even aware of how often it is that we use the scientific process to make decisions in our lives – even in our faith lives.
How Can Educational Research Inform Science Communication?
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.
Is Faith Like ‘Fake News’?
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!