In contemporary society, the word “karma” is used casually to grant some rationale to the unending and unpredictable occurrences of the good, the bad and the ugly moments in our daily lives. We attribute the good times to good karma, the bad times to bad karma. But what really is the science behind karma? Does it actually exist? And in a world dominated by the logic of scientific cause and effect, what are the causes and effects of our own actions?