Richard Dawkins and Francis Collins talk biology, belief and Covid

The scientists and public figures Richard Dawkins and Francis Collins recently met on a video call to discuss issues of biology, belief and the Covid pandemic. Dawkins is famous as an evolutionary biologist, and also as an energetic apologist for atheism, while Francis Collins is a geneticist and former head of the Human Genome Project, […]

Evidence discovered for crucifixion in Roman Britain

Earlier this year, the first-ever discovery of a British crucifixion victim, dating back to the Roman occupation, was announced by archaeologists. The skeleton of a man in his late 20s or early 30s, which had a large iron nail driven through the right heel bone (the calcaneous), was found just outside the town of Fenstanton, […]

Questions of our Times videos focus on ‘following the science’

In March, we hosted an online series of Tuesday evening conversations, focusing on four of the great Questions of our Times. The series of free-to-view webinars explored some of today’s big questions with leaders in the fields of physics, astrophysics, social robotics, and in the religion and science debate. The videos for all the webinars are […]