Category: Physics, Earth & Space
The Gollum Effect in Science, from Tycho Brahe to Today
Brahe, a 16th-century Danish astronomer, sat on his astronomical research for years, rather than sharing it with Johannes Kepler, his assistant.
Stephen Meyer: How Misunderstood Science Drives Religious Disbelief
What a shame that the scientific mainstream has done such a poor job of communicating its own discoveries to the public.
Carl Sagan’s Love/Hate Relationship with Intelligent Design
Philosopher of science Paul Nelson explores an intriguing tension in the thinking of the famous scientist and science popularizer.
Physicist: Why the “Alien Simulation” Hypothesis Is Bunk
Assuming that the regression does not continue endlessly, only the First Simulator is real. But then, why do any simulators even bother?
Applying the Design Filter to Hexagons
The hexagon on Saturn performs no function. Columnar basalt doesn’t say anything. Snowflakes don’t carry a message. They are mere emergent phenomena.