Tag: Natalie Wolchover
“Miraculously” Fine-Tuned Universe? Evidence from the Large Hadron Collider
The continued spookiness of the fine-tuning of the interactions in the universe is a constant threat to materialism.
The Messy Numbers that Signify Cosmic Design
If you’ve ever tuned a violin, you’ll know that the arrangement of the fine tuners on the tailpiece, once you’re done, looks arbitrary.
Are the Laws of the Universe “Inevitable”?
What is inevitable here is not the mathematical beauty of physical law, but the circumlocutions scientists use to evade design in nature.
Question for Multiverse Theorists: To What Can Science Appeal if Not Evidence?
They could just as well say that whatever created horses created unicorns, too.
On Origin of Life, Synthetic Chemist James Tour Delivers Chastisement to Jeremy England
“[U]nder certain conditions, matter inexorably acquires the key physical attribute associated with life.” Oh, really, does it?