Science and the Reformation

Science and the Reformation

The Reformation’s beginning is dated to 1517. Much of what we call science is considerably younger than that, so it might seem that there is little connection between the two. I propose here to explore interactions between the two, however, as a way to sketch...
Seeing and believing as a scientist

Seeing and believing as a scientist

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in the Spring 2017 edition of the Lutheran Forum. It is published here with the author’s permission. I am an experimental particle physicist, working as the Run Coordinator of the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment in...
God is not a pinhead

God is not a pinhead

Scientific American in May 1963 published theoretical physicist Paul Dirac’s article “The Evolution of the Physicist’s Picture of Nature.” It was my last year as a physics undergraduate and the article described important steps in development of relativity and quantum...
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