The soldier mindset, also known as motivated reasoning, leads us to defend the stronghold of our belief commitments against intellectual threats, come what may.
If the phrase “Bayesian calculus” makes you want to run for the hills, you’re not alone! Bayesian logic can sound intimidating at first.
Natural selection can’t work until there is something functional enough to select, and without guidance it cannot happen.
Proponents of an evolutionary explanation for life and the universe credit natural processes with a seemingly unlimited amount of time and boundless creativity.
M92 is one of about 160 known globular star clusters in the Milky Way galaxy and is estimated to contain about 330,000 stars.