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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Bible 'science' claim goes too far for Almitas Academy

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Private academy run by Bernard Chan's wife won't teach that Loch Ness Monster is real Christian school balks at Bible 'science' The Loch Ness Monster has no place in a school science curriculum, according to the head of a Hong Kong school run by the wife of an executive councillor. It does, though, at the Eternity Christian ...

  2. Science & Islam

    Posted Aug 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan Science & Islam by Ehsan Masood Icon Books (e-book) Science & Islam lacks a table of contents, or so the 'Go to' function might indicate. But look ... century. That gap, the author writes, was filled by scientific exploration in medieval Islam that 'fed directly into the first stirrings of Western science'. It was when Islamic ...

  3. Religion and science are not enemies, so let's honour both

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Kent Ewing

    ... was regarded as a Pyrrhic one by the forces of science and reason after the era's most famous proponent of biblical literalism, populist politician and golden-tongued orator William Jennings ... There are many aspects of American life worthy of admiration and emulation, but this is not one of them. In Hong Kong, religion should not be presented as science or as an alternative to science ...

  4. Science class no place for creationist dogma

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... by the scientific consensus of his peers, is a pseudo-science and a creationist dogma should have set off alarm bells. Chris Beling, an associate physics professor at the University of Hong Kong, has ... fung shui or astrology as science. The HKU faculty is absolutely right - and must have the courage of its convictions - to continue to ban him from teaching the doctrine as a physics lecturer ...

  5. Cracking good eggs top in science contest

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit A team of secondary students from Sha Tin won an annual science project competition with their invention of a handy egg opener. The 'all-rounded egg opener' won five students from Immaculate Heart of Mary College the prize in the senior division of this year's Hong Kong Student Science Project Competition. Slightly larger than an egg, the tool impressed ...

  6. Parallel Worlds- The Science of Alternative Universes and Our Future in the Cosmos

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb Parallel Worlds- The Science of Alternative Universes and Our Future in the Cosmos by Michio Kaku Penguin, $128 It's encouraging to think that, before our ... beyond pure thought to demonstrate that the Earth was nothing of the sort. As science discovers more, the less significant this planet, solar system and galaxy become in the universal scheme ...

  7. Spiritual diversions, science and now the celebrity vet

    Posted Oct 14th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with clinics in Happy Valley and Tseung Kwan O. Before veterinary science, he worked as an amateur computer programmer and a theoretical physicist specialising in quantum electrodynamics (QED). However, his first intellectual awakening began not with science, but with haunting. His father's possession rituals, usually performed at a Buddhist temple, involved inducing the boy ...

  8. Science talk turns out to be more of a sermon

    Posted May 19th 2007, 12:00am by Steve Cray, Will Clem

    ... Will Clem and Steve Cray HKUST hosts supporter of intelligent design on a mission to 'make disciples' A university lecture billed as 'inspirational science' this week ... The lecture, hosted by Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on Wednesday, was by Hong Kong-born Deborah Chung Duen-ling, chair professor of material science at University of Buffalo, New ...

  9. Egg show at Science Museum

    Posted Apr 14th 2006, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... and to demonstrate the scientific phenomenon of the egg, the Hong Kong Science Museum has organisied an Easter egg show on April 19 and 21. Both demonstrations will take place in the lecture hall, ... with a brief intro- duction to the history of the egg. The Easter egg show is part of the Science Fest, one of the Science Museum's many 15th anniversary programmes. Visit ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - undefined

    Scripture under the microscope

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Retold as Science by Steve Jones    Little, Brown  You've always thought of the Bible as an early science text. You'd like to compare its factual content with what modern experts have ... of the good book. You will not have been in the market for one of the many current suggestions about how science and religion can carve up the culture and divide authority without serious ...




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