Vatican astronomer: trust science but don’t idolize it

Those who are stubbornly skeptical of science and those who eagerly embrace science as infallible both have a dangerous misunderstanding of the nature of science, a U.S. Jesuit astronomer says. MIT-trained Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, explains that these two tendencies reflect “the temptation to turn science or faith into a fortress against our basic and human fear of uncertainty.”