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.
Here is the problem with speculative thinking about extraterrestrial life as well as about the origin of life.
Scholarship on Spinoza in the last decade has increasingly recognized that he opposed the observational (empirical) and mathematical analyses of nature.
These episodes will slip in smoothly in public school science classrooms, someday when all the schools reopen.