The human race faces one its most dangerous centuries yet as progress in science and technology becomes an ever greater threat to our existence, stephen hawking warns the chances of disaster on planet earth will rise to a near certainty in the next one to ten thousand years, the eminent cosmologist said, but it will take more than a century to set up colonies in space where human beings could live on among the stars.
Is science dangerous wolpert, lewis 2002-06-17 00:00:00 the idea that scientific knowledge is dangerous is deeply embedded in our culture adam and eve were forbidden to eat from the tree of knowledge, and in milton's paradise lost the serpent addresses the tree as the “mother of science.
And it’s all thanks to science modern drugs that help us combat the flu, malaria, and a host of other health issues have drastically increased the lives of many around the world thanks to new drugs and medicine, each year the average life expectancy increaseseven in the most depressing areas on earth.
The idea that science is dangerous is deeply embedded in our culture, particularly in literature, yet science provides the best way of understanding the world science is not the same as technology in contrast to technology, reliable scientific knowledge is value-free and has no moral or ethical value.
The most dangerous ideas in science : 137: cosmos and culture there's a battle going on over the methods we can use to get answers for the biggest cosmic questions humans can ask astrophysicist adam frank explains why it's a contest over the future of science.
The idea that science is dangerous is deeply embedded in our culture, particularly in literature, yet science provides the best way of understanding the world.