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Do we need to have a knowledge of philosophy of science to be a good scientist?

July 24 2014 , Written by Wing-Fai Thi

Things are never completely settled. I thought that after a PhD and a few articles I would be a seasoned researcher until I discussed with someone with a dual degree in astrophysics and philosophy. That troubled me. Did I miss something essential during...

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Loneliness

July 10 2014 , Written by Wing-Fai Thi

The skeleton of an old woman has been found 7 years after her death, not in an isolated house in a small village. No, she was found in an apartment block in town. She died alone and isolated. Studies show that more and more people suffer from loneliness...

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ABCD de l'égalité

July 2 2014 , Written by Wing-Fai Thi

Education of children is one of the most sensitive issues in our societies. Every parent is concerned and every parent has his or her own view. That makes consensus difficult. Debates on education also reflect the state of the society in a country. Divides...

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Moving

July 1 2014 , Written by Wing-Fai Thi

One stressful human activity is definitively moving since our societies are mostly sedentary. Moving to the same country is already complicated, moving abroad to a town and country where we have never lived before is almost an adventure. What is the best...

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