Tuesday, May 17, 2011

About the Templeton Foundation

Further to an earlier entry about Lord Martin Rees winning the Templeton Prize, here is a February 2011 story in Nature on the Templeton Foundation and why it makes so many scientists uncomfortable to be associated with it, even if the association is only in the public's mind. The piece is (to my mind, surprisingly) sympathetic toward the foundation, but makes clear why the wariness among scientists exists.

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