Religion and Science: Deity Meets Data
In the – often contentious – debate between religion and science these days, we step back from the boxing ring long enough to see how Stephen J Gould’s two magistrates might inform each other.
A physicist makes the scientific case for no God… a NASA scientist says gazing at Saturn’s rings is a religious experience… Adam meets Dino in Kentucky’s new Creation Museum… and anthropologist Lewis Wolpert explains why the emergence of religion is inevitable.
- Lewis Wolpert is Professor of Biology as Applied to Medicine in the Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology of University College, London, and a Fellow of the Royal Society.
- Victor Stenger is a professor emeritus of physics and astronomy at the University of Hawaii and a philosopher at the University of Colorado. His book is, “God; the Failed Hypothesis.”
- Carolyn Porco is the Imaging Team Leader of NASA’s Cassini Mission.
- Gordy Slack is a science writer in Oakland, California. His book is “The Battle over the Meaning of Everything; Evolution, Intelligent Design and a School Board in Dover, PA.” His article on the Creationist’s Museum can be found at salon.com