Tyson ends his summary of cosmic history with a soaring narrative focused on earth. It sounds like the exalted prose of the book of Genesis.
Tyson insists the Copernican demotion story is redemptive because it saves us from religious ignorance.
In a press conference yesterday about the coronavirus, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo used notably religious language.
Scholarship on Spinoza in the last decade has increasingly recognized that he opposed the observational (empirical) and mathematical analyses of nature.
I picture Ohio University officials turning as red as Mars over Professor Romoser’s exotic claims.