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Title: Closer to truth : science, meaning, and the future
Language of title: English

Description: Closer to Truth is a series on PBS television looking at some of the most challenging and important advances and discoveries in science. Hosted by Robert Lawrence Kuhn, the show brings in prominent scientists from various disciplines to explain and offer a range of opinions on key issues to a general audience. Topics such as the future of biology, the science of complexity, our current understanding of the cosmos, how consciousness might be explained, the relationship between religion and science, life elsewhere in the universe, and many other active areas of discussion and research within the science. The website includes clips from each show, short interviews with the show's participants, definitions of technical scientific terms, more in depth discussion of the issues, and links to outside sources where viewers can learn more about the issues. (Zach Rowinski 2004-08-01)

Publisher: The Kuhn Foundation
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
Publisher country: United States
Publisher URL: http://www.pbs.org
Published Date: 2003
URL: http://www.pbs.org/kcet/closertotruth/index.html
Subject: Astronomy
Brain activity
Science fiction
Quantum computing
Alternative medicine
Complexity theory
Classification: Buddhism and Science -- Related Humanities -- Philosophy
Buddhism and Science -- Related Humanities -- Ethics
Cultural Coverage: United States
Temporal coverage: 21st century CE
Language: English
Interface Language: English
Format: Online resource
Media type: Video
Resource Type: Television Show
Digital Encoding: html
rm (ram)
Reader Rating: modest interest
Release Flag: OK for viewing
Date Of Record Creation: 2004-08-01 17:23:27
Date Record Checked: 2004-08-01
Date Last Modified: 2005-03-25 10:52:52
Cumulative Rating: this resource has a 1 star rating
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