Wow! That is some stirring prose. The reference to Darwin is ironic, though.
Today we celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the solar eclipse that, on May 29, 1919, physicist Arthur Eddington observed, seeking to test the General Theory of Relativity.
“At some point during this talk, I felt a gear turn in my head.”
Discovery Institute astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez identifies two important points about the Event Horizon Telescope’s (EHT) exciting achievement.
One might call the 20th century a “philosopher of the gaps” period, with scientists basking in the headlines and philosophy finding less and less to do.