Talking God, science and religion with theoretical physicist Frank Wilczek

Frank Wilczek has a special fondness for rainbows. It’s not just the show-stopping, full-arc-across-the-sky rainbows that catch the Nobel laureate’s eye. He’s equally transfixed by the array of color that shows up on soap bubbles, in sprays of water and in prisms. “There are rainbows all over the place, once you start paying attention,” he … Read more

Q&A: Talking God, science and religion with theoretical physicist Frank Wilczek

Frank Wilczek has a special fondness for rainbows. It’s not just the show-stopping, full-arc-across-the-sky rainbows that catch the Nobel laureate’s eye. He’s equally transfixed by the array of color that shows up on soap bubbles, in sprays of water and in prisms. For the record: 4:48 pm May 19, 2022 An earlier version of this … Read more

Nobel Laureate and Physicist Wilczek Wins Templeton Prize | Science News

By LUIS ANDRES HENAO, Associated Press Frank Wilczek, the Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist and author renowned for his boundary-pushing investigations into the fundamental laws of nature, was honored Wednesday with this year’s prestigious Templeton Prize, awarded to individuals whose life’s work embodies a fusion of science and spirituality. In a statement, the John Templeton Foundation … Read more

White Men Less Likely to Accept Link Between Science and Religion: Report

While research indicates opinions about whether science and religion can overlap are changing, white men are among those “most likely” to hold “a negative view” on the topic, according to a study released on Monday. “‘Science and Religion’: Moving away from the shallow end” was developed over three years by researchers with the UK-based Christian … Read more

Smithsonian exhibit explores intersections of science and religion

Many people assume there is a conflict between science and religion, but a new exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History aims to show that the intersection of the two in American culture is broader than conflict. The yearlong exhibit – “Discovery and Revelation: Religion, Science, and Making Sense of Things” – … Read more

Science and religion don’t conflict at award-winning Catholic school | City Matters

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Bangladesh: Schoolteacher detained for discussing the difference between science and religion must be immediately released

Bangladeshi authorities must immediately and unconditionally release Hriday Chandra Mondal, a schoolteacher who was arrested on charges of “hurting religious sentiment” after he discussed in the classroom the distinction between religion and science, Amnesty International said. In the discussion at school, where teachers should be free to discuss any ideas or facts without fear of … Read more

On Faith: Science vs. religion? | Perspective

The John Templeton Foundation has just made a multi-million dollar grant to the Lumen Christi Institute in order to foster discussion about the relationship between science and religion at some of the top universities in America, including the University of Chicago, University of Southern California, University of Pennsylvania, Cornell and Harvard, among others. While Lumen … Read more

New Smithsonian Exhibit Explores the Complexity of Science and Religion

(AP / NASA / William Anders) The Apollo 8 space mission captured this image of the Earth rising behind the surface of the moon on Christmas Eve, 1968. During a broadcast that day, the three Apollo 8 astronauts read from the biblical book of Genesis as their camera showed footage of the lunar surface. When … Read more