Consciousness: how can we solve the greatest mystery in science?

"Scientific advances have sent people to the Moon and to the greatest depths of the ocean. We’ve split the atom and created computers that can defeat a chess grandmaster. And yet science still can’t explain arguably the most fundamental aspect of existence – our subjective experience of existence. Our consciousness." In a new article in …

Article by Eric Olson: “Apollo 11 made us believe we could do anything – the truth is it could hasten our downfall”

Eric Olson, center member and professor for Philosophy here in Sheffield, just published an article in The Conversation about how technology can't save us from ourselves. In his piece, he reflects on the social uptake of spectacular technological successes like the moon landing, and how societies uphold the subsequent, yet misleading belief, that technologies will …