The blind spot
January 8, 2019
What if the question of the beginning of time is ill-posed? Many of us like to think that science can give us a complete, objective description of cosmic history, distinct from us and our perception of it. But this image of science is deeply flawed.
Wall Scholar Evan Thompson joins forces with Adam Frank (Astrophysics at the University of Rochester) and Marcelo Gleiser (Theoretical physicist at Dartmouth College) to explain the dangers of thinking science gives a God’s-eye view of reality.