On intellectual integrity - The importance of social endorsement of the scientific method

I have written many times about the astonishing contradiction of our times that more and more people live a life in highest comfort, total safety and with an unprecedented degree of health into old age, and at the same time think that the state of the world is bad and getting worse. Both possess the […]

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A highlight of 20th century’s science - The confirmation of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity 100 Years ago

Equipped with data and analyses, a team of astronomers led by Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington stood in front of an overcrowded room at the Royal Society in London on the evening of November 6th, 1919 and outlined its measurement results. About half a year earlier their members had observed and photographed a total solar eclipse […]

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