Culture : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Cultural context gives science much of its meaning and importance. So we write a lot about the interplay between science and culture. Hey, its in our name.

13.7 Cosmos & Culture

Commentary On Science And Society


Big Fish Petroglyph by Kevin Sudeith was created in October 2013 in Smelt Brook, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in Canada. "All the fish on this rock are carved at life size, and most originate in the story of a local fisherman," says Sudeith. Kevin Sudeith/Courtesy of hide caption

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The Misconceptions of the Mind Conference incorporated accommodations and play for children that paralleled the academic exchange among scholars and scientists. Saray Ayala and Nadya Vasilyeva/MoMiCon hide caption

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Professional Go player Lee Sedol, of South Korea, was defeated in the Google DeepMind Challenge Match against Google's artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo, in Seoul on March 15. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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