This Meaningless Life

Dr Susan Blackmore presents a new series exploring how scientists balance their professional discoveries and their private beliefs.


01The Vatican Astronomer20001207

Brother Guy Consolmagno explains how a Catholic scientist copes with the idea of extra-terrestrial life.

02God And Genetics20001208

Professor Sam Berry talks about how he combines a belief in God the creator with his work as a geneticist.

03 LASTBody And Soul20001209

Neuroscientist Dr Henry Marsh and the Rev Dr Fraser Watts investigate how the mechanics of the human mind can coexist with the notion of a soul.