Posts Tagged ‘MIT’

Mass for scientists Comments 0

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

A Mass for scientists will be celebrated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) chapel today. It is the first time such a Mass has been celebrated. The Society of Catholic Scientists is a recently formed group of American Catholic scientists as well as undergraduate, graduate or postdoctoral students pursuing research in a natural science. Read more

Study: Religious decline linked to Internet rise Comments 1

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Back in 1990, about 8 percent of the U.S. population had no religious preference. By 2010, this percentage had more than doubled to 18 percent. That’s a difference of about 25 million people, all of whom have somehow lost their religion. That raises an obvious question: how come? Why are Americans losing their faith? Today, Read more

Now everyone is connected, is this the death of conversation? Comments 0

Friday, May 4th, 2012

A professor at MIT who is also a psychologist, Sherry Turkle says that her students are almost able to keep eye contact with someone while texting to another person. In her opinion, such people are “alone together … a tribe of one”. Those who have 3,000 Facebook friends have no friends. In his opinion piece, Simon Jenkins Read more