It happened on DECEMBER 2


At the University of Chicago, Enrico Fermi created the first controlled release of atomic energy, obtaining, by means of neutrons retarded by graphite, a chain reaction in the uranium used in the experiment. It was the last step prior to realizing the nuclear bomb.

Call for Papers - The interdisciplinary language of science, philosophy and religious studies

The DISF Research Center is editing a monographic issue for the Italian Journal of Philosophy of Language (Rivista Italiana di Filosofia del Linguaggio - RIFL), to be published in June 2023, titled The interdisciplinary language of science, philosophy and religious studies, which aims to reflect on what can make a language suitable for interdisciplinary topics encompassing science, philosophy and religious studies.

Submission deadline: February 15th, 2023

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Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion and Science

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). INTERS is a free online encyclopedia.

Anthology and Documents

To emphasize and spread relevant documents within the scientific community, this section provides key materials concerning the dialogue among science, philosophy and theology.


Special Issues

We offer here a selection of comments and documents on special issues in Religion and Science, collected for anniversaries and/or for the relevance of the topics.