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An Easy $300,000 for Sense of Wonder in a Box

The Templeton Foundation is paying $300,000 to University of Central Florida to build a rocketship-simulator, so they can study whether "the spiritual experiences described by astronauts are primarily caused by the various views of the earth and the vastness of space." Over at Pharyngula, P.Z. Myers subjects this… » 1/09/12 4:40pm 1/09/12 4:40pm