Lewis died on this day, November 22, sixty year ago in 1963. He frequently examined the impact of modern science on human life.
Biotechnology is advancing faster than our ethical considerations, including synthetic human embryos, genetic engineering, and fetal farming.
A potential avenue of increasing the supply of organs — xenotransplantation — is not, in my view, morally problematic in the least.
The sun has a fantastic range of electromagnetic radiation, from high-energy gamma rays all the way to long wavelength radio waves.
“The atmosphere lets through just the light we need,” says Denton, “and the sun puts out just the light we need. It’s a remarkable coincidence.”