Nancy Kress. Belief. (Fantasy and Science Fiction, Mar/Apr 2016)

fsf160304A short look at scientific rigour – is having a rationalist approach to everything at risk of blocking out the possibility of something beyond what is scientifically observable and provable and replicable?

A mother struggled with a daughter who is seeking out something beyond, and a colleague who is grief stricken when rivals publish their results ahead of him. The daughter believes that she may have found something – a very personal feeling, that is in fact denied by others who she expects to support her. No resolution, just questions raised.

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