Description: Have you ever wondered if the Talmudic sages were also scientists? And if so, why? Does today's scientific knowledge clash with the science of the Talmud? Do modern scientific discoveries influence halachah? For the first time, an eminent talmid chacham and renowned scientist delves into these vital issues. Topics include, among others, the shape of the earth, astrology and horoscopes, development of the fetus, and medicine. A detailed index and table of contents included.