Religion : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture There is so much more to say about science and spirituality than we hear when predictable polarities play out in the media. We explore the places where science and religion find common ground, and the places where they appear to be in conflict.

13.7 Cosmos & Culture

Commentary On Science And Society


Martin Meissner/AP

Were Neanderthals Religious?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Arfan Najar, an archaeologist at the Israel Antiquities Authority, introduces a replica of the Magdala Stone at the Magdala Archeological Park in Israel on Dec. 2, 2013. Li Rui/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

toggle caption
Li Rui/Xinhua/Landov

This Hubble Space Telescope image shows a star known as R Sculptoris, located 1,500 light-years from Earth, in the constellation of Sculptor. The black region at the centre of the image has been artificially masked. ESA/NASA hide caption

toggle caption