Monday 20 October 2008: Richard Dawkins is interviewed by Bill Heine on BBC Radio Oxford about the success of The God Delusion, the recent Sony video game fiasco, his retirement from Oxford and more.
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September 12 2008 - In this discussion with D.J. Grothe, Andrew Fraknoi explains the history of the atoms in our bodies, and how we are literally made of "star stuff." He details how scientists know the history of these atoms, and explores the implications of this "simple but profound fact," and how some people derive mystical meaning from it, while others find it humbling. He talks about the compatibility of religion with astronomy, and the proper role of skepticism in the science classroom. He describes current threats to science education. And he makes a case for popularizing science and astronomy, and how this benefits society.