Alan Lightman H’05 on ‘Reconciling the Scientific with the Divine’ (Salon)

Author and physicist Alan Lightman addresses a packed house at the Bowdoin Chapel in 2005.

Internationally known author, physicist and educator Alan Lightman, who received an honorary degree from the College in 2005, has plumbed the intersection of art and science in essays, novels and scientific publications.

Lightman, whose latest book, Mr g, a novel about creation, will be published in January, examines the coexistence of science and religion in the Salon article “Does God Exist?”