In this recording of the 2020 holiday lecture and discussion, Br. Guy Consolmagno and Dr. Nnedi Okorafor discuss how intersections of science, ethics, and faith in imagined worlds might inform humanity’s present and future.
Introducing a new video series from AAAS DoSER that will explore difficult topics such as how science contributed to racism, how modern science understands humanity as one species, how racism is still real, and how the history of science is far from perfect when it comes to racist ideas.
In this inspiring short film, scientists describe how their fascination with the beauty and complexity of nature informs their vocations, and how their observations of the natural world cause them to reflect on the bigger questions of life.
Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores the effects of machine bias and systemic racism in modern technology as well as the implications and consequences of a distorted vision of justice and racism.
The most important thing we do in science is to make it real and important for the people that we’re speaking to.
Fatimah Jackson, Director, W. Montague Cobb Research Laboratory, Howard University