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Sabine Hossenfelder’s Existential Physics

My review of Sabine Hossenfelder’s new book is up at U.S. Catholic.

“Hossenfelder rejects the ‘faith versus science’ dichotomy too often recycled in these books. She makes it clear from the beginning of her own, Existential Physics: A Scientist’s Guide to Life’s Biggest Questions, that spiritual ideas and traditions can be perfectly compatible with modern physics and often are, indeed, supported by it.

‘And why not?’ she writes in the preface. ‘That physics has something to say about our connection to the universe is not so surprising. Science and religion have the same roots, and still today they tackle some of the same questions: Where do we come from? Where do we go to? How much can we know?'”