by Lawrence Rifkin MD
Science just gives facts. Our sense of meaning, in the big-picture, must derive from elsewhere. Right? Wrong. Below are 10 sublime wonders of science, to make your mind reel and your emotions swell. Continue reading 10 Sublime Wonders of Science
Carl Sagan (1934–1996) is one of my intellectual heroes. I first encountered his work in 1980 watching the 13-part PBS mini-series “Cosmos.” While I had taken many college science courses before that, there was something special about his presentation that excited me, especially his poetic, philosophical monologues. Continue reading Carl Sagan: A Universe Not Made For Us
The Universe represented as multiple disk-shaped slices across time.
1. Facts and Meaning
All the truths of modern science are at least somewhat relevant to considerations of meaning. But why? What it is about scientific facts that make them especially germane? Continue reading Science and the Meaning of Life