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The late evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould coined the phrase “non-overlapping magisteria” in 1997 to convey the idea that science and religion essentially have nothing to say about each other; that religion can’t contribute to or detract from science and vice versa. Recent collaboration between psychologists and Buddhist monks, however, seem to indicate that Gould may have been wrong, and that perhaps religion can have something to say about science.
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Citizens in Spokane have been waiting decades for a full-scale science center, and the opening of the 26,000 square foot Mobius Science Center in the city’s core heralds the end of a long and bumpy road.
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The successful landing of the one-ton automobile-sized Curiosity on Mars was a great testimony to American ingenuity and to the future of the NASA space program. It seemed more like Star Wars than NASA.
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The critically-acclaimed movie "Memento" was unique in its depiction of anterograde amnesia, the inability to form new memories or to recall the recent past. In the flick, Leonard Shelby wrote notes to himself in order to function on a daily basis. The movie was also significant in portraying the problems of written communication.
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Ever since the 1960s, particle physicists have been searching for this tiny particle they called the Higgs. It’s named after Peter Higgs, one of a handful of scientists who proposed the theory to complete the standard model of particle physics.
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As a young electrical engineer just out of school, I had a horrifying experience that will color my theology forever. I went to work for one of the largest electrical companies in the world.
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This story goes back to Albert Einstein in 1905, called Einstein’s miracle year. In just that one single year, Einstein published four papers, any one of which would have made the career of any other scientist.
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