In his new book, Michael Denton is particularly strong on what he terms “the post-Copernican delusion of mankind’s cosmic irrelevance.”
For a certain class of journalists, practical concerns are of little consequence — or perhaps, just not as much fun to write about.
What Lucretius once termed in the widest sense “the nature of things” is no respecter of modern scientific conventions.
February is Black History Month, and this week, Friday, February 12, is Darwin Day — the birthday of Charles Darwin.
Tyson insists the Copernican demotion story is redemptive because it saves us from religious ignorance.