"What have you changed your mind about?"

One of the great things about the internet in general, and open access
research in particular, is how accessible the frontiers of human knowledge have
become. The website edge.org demonstrates this
with a thought-provoking set of 165 short essays from
leading neuroscientists, physicists, technologists, philosophers and other
thinkers, in response to the following question:

When thinking changes your mind, that’s philosophy.
When God changes your mind, that’s faith.
When facts change your mind, that’s science.

Science is based on evidence. What happens when the data change? How
have scientific findings or arguments changed your mind?

A small selection of highlights:

It is stimulating stuff, and thanks to the combination of Wikipedia and open access research literature,
these essays provide 165 accessible starting points that can be used by anyone
who is curious to explore some of farthest reaches of our knowledge (and
ignorance) about the world around us.

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