Science and Religion: Physical Sciences

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Where did the universe come from — and where is it going? Some people find answers to such questions in scientific theories, while others look to religion for answers, We talk about whether there can be common ground between science and religion in the study of the physical sciences, including physics and astronomy.


John Haught, professor of theology. Director, Georgetown Center for the Study of Science & Religion, Georgetown University

Holmes Rolston III, university distinguished professor, Department of Philosophy. Colorado State University

Varadaraja V. Raman, professor emeritus, physics and humanities, Rochester Institute of Technology

Steven Weinberg, professor, Department of Physics, University of Texas



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