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.
Did Christianity really drag the West into an anti-scientific “Dark Ages,” a period said to stretch from the fall of Rome to 1450 AD?