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What We Know and What We Believe: A Conversation with Tania Lombrozo, PhD
Rabbi Mitelman and Tania Lombrozo, PhD, Professor of Psychology at Princeton University, discuss how our brains latch onto and reject facts, and what that has to do with belief.
Judaism, Physics and Biology on the Origins of Life: A Conversation with Dr. Jeremy England
A conversation with Jeremy England, PhD, author of “Every Life is On Fire: How Thermodynamics Explains the Origins of Living Things.”
COVID-19 and Our Future: A Conversation with Dr. Nicholas Christakis
A conversation with Dr. Nicholas A. Christakis – sociologist, physician, and author of “Apollo’s Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live.”
“Zooniverse” Lets You Expand Scientific Knowledge From Home
Citizen science can be a great way to feel like you’re part of something bigger.
Contemplating the Universe from Our Little Green Planet
Myriam Renaud and Dr. Michael Summers discuss the awe-inspiring uniqueness of the Earth in the universe.
How Scientific Questioning Impacts Faith
Answering difficult questions about the world and comforting people in a time of need requires the best wisdom from both religion and science.
Seeing God in the Patterns — and Where the Patterns Break
As part of Sinai and Synapses’ series “More Light, Less Heat,” Rev. Dr. Ruth Shaver and Bill Richards discuss what inspires them to create and educate.
Genetics, Identity and Our Changing Selves
We spoke with Marnie Gelbart, Ph.D., about the problems genetic testing and engineering both create and solve.
For God So Loved the Earth
Religion can inspire and mobilize us as stewards of the earth rather than encourage our unsustainable status quo.
Is Neuroscience Undercutting Moral Responsibility?
As we discover more and more about the brain, will neuroscientific “explanations” about moral behavior become “excuses”? How “free” are we, and how would we even know?
The Science of G’milut Chasadim
How does empathy differ from compassion? What are the best strategies we should employ to influence one another to be more caring?
A Nobel Laureate’s Thoughts on Judaism and Science
Science and Jewish religious tradition share the conviction that the world and the actions of human beings matter.