It happened on FEBRUARY 28

1901

Linus Carl Pauling was born in Portland (Oregon). An American chemist, he won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1954 for his study of the structure of proteins. His scientific research revolved around the study of chemical bonding, applying quantum mechanics to models of organic molecules. In 1958, he authored the book No More War! He was given the Nobel Peace Prize in 1962 for his dedicated work in opposing nuclear experimentations.

2015: On the International Light Year

 
2015: The Year of Light is here!, by G. Tanzella-Nitti
 
At the dawn of scientific questions on the nature of light: Selected Queries from Isaac Newton’s Opticks (1704)
 
Old and new perspectives in the theory of light: The nature of light and radiation according to L. de Broglie, Light and Matter (1937)
 
 
 
 
 

The results of a recent survey:
Perception of the Italians about the compatibility between science and faith
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by Matteo Bonato, Department of Physics and Astronomy “G. Galilei”, University of Padua, Italy

The Encyclopedia, published by the Centro di Documentazione Interdisciplinare di Scienza e Fede operating at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, provides new, scholarly articles in the rapidly growing international field of Religion and Science (ISSN: 2037-2329).

In order to make some relevant documents better known in the scientific community, the section provides key materials for study and reflection concerning the dialogue among science, philosophy, and theology.