What inspires awe? Astrophysicist Adam Frank from the University of Rochester thinks “awe” is the common ground between science and spirit, and he’ll tell us why, drawing from his new book, The Constant Fire: Beyond the Science vs. Religion Debate, which Publishers Weekly praised (in a starred review) as “light years beyond the stale standoff between uninspired scientific materialism and unscientific intelligent design." Adam is a regular contributor to Discover.
Almost all aspects of science are awe-
Perhaps nothing’s more awesome than magic, especially combined with, yes, math. Arthur
Benjamin is a professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College and also a magician;
he’s combined his passions for math and magic into what he calls mathemagics, which
he’s performed on the Today Show, CNN, and, most important perhaps, Hollywood’s famed
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