The Science Academy Statement on Astrology (Horoscopes) and Universities

You may find below excerpts from The Science Academy  Statement on Astrology (Horoscopes) and Universities:

“According to the basic premises of scientific research and education at the university level, universities have to base their actions in scientific issues on evidence, observation and experiments.

Astrology (horoscopes) is not a scientific discipline.

The claim that groups of stars who seem to be close together when viewed from the Earth although they are actually very far from each other can determine the destiny of humans from this immense distance not only goes against basic common sense, but has also been falsified by countless observations.

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The Science Academy Report on Academic Freedoms– 2015

A number of events which have taken place in Turkey point to serious interferences with the academic freedoms much needed by scientists. In order to draw public attention to this matter, The Science Academy has issued its Report on Academic Freedoms 2015, excerpts from which can be found below:

“A founding principle of The Science Academy is freedom in the field of science. Scientific freedom is guaranteed by Article 27 and scientific autonomy by Article 130 of the Turkish Constitution. However, a number of events which have occurred in Turkey have attested to the presence of serious interference with …

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