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

Culture

At every age, we seem to have the notion that now we will know it all. In this 1949 picture, Atomic scientist and Nobel prize winner Professor Enrico Fermi (1901 - 1954), a specialist in the optical characteristics of neutrons, writes on a board during a lecture to scientists of the Domegani Institute in Milan. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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