Posts Tagged ‘Science’
April 8 . 2013
The unbelievably riveting adventure of an unlikely young explorer who emerged from the forests of Africa with evidence of a, still mythical beast—the gorilla—only to stumble straight into the center of the biggest debate of the day: Darwin’s theory of evolution in Between Man and Beast.
September 12 . 2012
In Science Left Behind, Dr. Alex B. Berezow and Hank Campbell have drawn open the curtain on the left’s fear of science; it reveals, vague inclinations about the wholesomeness of all things natural, the unhealthiness of the unnatural, and many other seductive fallacies have led to an epidemic of misinformation making both sides culpable.
May 17 . 2012
January 4 . 2012
In Why Religion is Natural and Science Is Not, Robert N. McCauley, argues that our minds are better suited to religious belief than to scientific inquiry.
November 10 . 2011
August 18 . 2011
Polygamist leader, Warren Jeffs was sentenced to life in prison last week and Sam Brower, who was in the courtroom during the trial and author of Prophet’s Prey offers a gripping, behind-the-scenes account of Jeffs’ bizarre world.Later, in The Science of Evil, Simon Baron-Cohen, an award-winning British researcher who has investigated psychology and autism for decades, develops a new brain-based theory of human cruelty.
August 2 . 2011
If Captain America and Thor stepped off the big screen and into reality, could those powers actually work in a world constrained by the laws of physics? Professor and author James Kakalios gives us a lesson in The Physics of Superheroes. Then author Charles Yu talks about How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional World.
July 12 . 2011
University professor, atheist and critic of the paranormal, P.Z. Myers publishes one of the most popular scientific blogs in the world, Pharyngula. Hear what he has to say about what makes people ignorant about common sense evidence.
May 12 . 2011
Science has been under siege during the last quarter century and retired math professor William Byers argues that much of the problem lies in what he calls the “science of certainty,”. In Blind Spot, he says scientists need to recognize “uncertainty, incompleteness, and ambiguity, the ungraspable, or the limits to reason.”
April 26 . 2011
Rev. Richard Killmer, Executive Director of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture responds to the recent release of Wikileaks documents describing the treatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay. Then, Michael Zimmerman with Butler University discusses the good news in the battle to repeal Louisiana’s anti-evolution law with 42 Nobel laureates working to replace creationism with science in the state.
- Jun 19Jeffrey Toobin
- Jun 18Dean King
- Jun 17Si Kahn, Suzanne Little
- Jun 13Jesse Ventura
- Jun 11Phil Tiemeyer
- Jun 10David Felten