Category: Physics, Earth & Space
Is Life After Death Incompatible with Physics?
In 2011, Sean Carroll wrote an essay on why — from a science perspective — our minds must be extinguished at death
New Book: For This Scientist, Science Did Not Point to Atheism
Kepler was not alone. Robert Boyle, Isaac Newton, Nicolaus Copernicus, and many others who established modern science were deeply religious thinkers.
Bijan Nemati on Another Big Space Telescope, and Our Privileged Planet
Nemati describes how the instrument his company is building for the telescope is designed to aid in the search for earth-like planets beyond our solar system.
Cosmologist Frank Tipler on the Singularity Atheists Try To Evade
The singularity in question isn’t the supposed future singularity imagined by transhumanists, but the singularity at the foundation of the Big Bang.
Minimal Complexity Problem in Prey Detection by the Sand Scorpion
The scorpion can detect tiny vibrations, of order 1 Angstrom (the size of a hydrogen atom) in amplitude, that emanate from its prey.