It is not often spirituality, science and ecology join forces but this has happened recently. According to The Times (July 30th 2011) scientist at Oxford are aiming to produce a map recording all the religious woodlands in the world. Sacred Woodlands The boffins have realized that ancient sacred woodlands which are often thought to be […]
On this day in 1966 the Soviet Space craft Venera 3 landed on Venus. The incredible thing, was that this was the first craft to land on another planet in our solar system, yet this is less widely known, than the Moon landings, which were of course manned, unless you happen to be one of […]
The Full Moon in Leo today, faces not just the Sun in Aquarius, but also the combustible energies of Mars and the watery influence of Neptune.
Darin Hayton, a science history professor at Haverford College, is affiliated with the Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science and has questioned the need to ridicule astrology and astrologers, by astronomers and cosmologists.
Today marks the 447th birthday of Galileo Galilei, the brilliant Italian scientist and mathematician who fell foul of the Vatican, because he prescribed to the view that the Earth rotated around the Sun, not the other way around, which at that time was considered a heresy, and led to a lifetime house arrest.
Professor Brian Cox has been on the Richard Bacon show on BBC 5 Live. All was going well until he made the statement, children don’t realise that they could earn more as scientists and engineers than other careers. Seems a bit of unscientific remark to me, for whilst I agree we need to make other possibilities more exciting, bit of a blanket statement…
For years now many people have thought we are not alone – that there must be life on other planets, it has just been a question of finding it. However, Howard Smith a senior astrophysicist at Harvard University has other ideas.