Spiritual Musings 7th August

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 […]

Galileo Galilei…

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.

Prof Brian Cox on BBC Radio 5 Live…

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…

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