This Week in Canadian Science 2018-05-13

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “Thousands of children descended on the University of Manitoba’s campus Saturday to muck up their hands and feet creating art, while learning about science and engineering. At 50 interactive stations, the annual Science Rendezvous festival in Winnipeg aimed to show kids how science overlaps with all aspects of … Continue reading

In Conversation with Professor Tom McLeish, B.A., Ph.D.

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Professor Tom McLeish, B.A., Ph.D., is a Professsor Natural Philosophy in the Department of Physics, and works in the Center for Medieval Studies and the Humanities Research Centre at The University of York. Here we talk abotu science and faith. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: You have a book, Faith … Continue reading

Interview with Theoretical Physicist, Professor Jim Al-Khalili

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Professor Jameel Sadik “Jim” Al-Khalili OBE is a British theoretical physicist, author and broadcaster. He is currently Professor of Theoretical Physics and Chair in the Public Engagement in Science at the University of Surrey. How did you become an activist and a scientist, and science communicator? I … Continue reading

In Conversation with Lucas Lynch – Editor-in-Chief, Conatus News

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen  Lucas Lynch is the Editor-in-Chief of Conatus News. He trained in physics at Harvard University and has an affinity for Christopher Hitchens. I did not know his story, felt curious, and so reached out in order to find out more about him. Here is the result. Scott … Continue reading

Lawrence Krauss @INR5

  The talk Lawrence Krauss delivered at INR5 is entitled “A Journey to the Beginning of Time: Turning Metaphysics into Physics.” One commenter, David Ezzio, says, Another truly fascinating talk by Lawrence Krauss. I’ll have to watch it many more times to wrap my head around some of the things … Continue reading

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