Marcelo Gleiser is a professor of natural philosophy, physics, and astronomy at Dartmouth College. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, a recipient of the Presidential Faculty Fellows Award from the White House and NSF, and was awarded the 2019 Templeton Prize. Gleiser has authored five books and is the co-founder of 13.8, where he writes about science and culture with physicist Adam Frank.
If more people decide to apply pressure through their choices, slowly but surely we would reach climate change herd immunity.
How long should one wait until an idea like string theory, seductive as it may be, is deemed unrealistic?
Surprising as it may seem, we are all very good at denial. Negation, however, is a different phenomena.
Why do we deprive students of the historical and cultural context of science?
Science doesn't exist in a cultural and existential vacuum and its teaching shouldn't either.