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Fact and Faith: A Meditation on Science and Religion with Alan Lightman

April 24, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


We were joined by acclaimed author and notable MIT personality Alan Lightman as he discussed his newest book Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine. This lyrical meditation on religion and science explores the tension between our yearning for permanence and certainty, in a material world that science shows to be impermanent and uncertain. Lightman weaved in his own experience of this dissonance as someone who is simultaneously drawn to the empirical, testable realm of physics while also feeling the allure of being connected to a larger and transcendent eternal reality.

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April 24, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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