The stability of atoms, stars, and people depends on finely tuned physical laws and constants in the local universe. But are they fixed throughout space and time?
Dyson was careful to take an open-minded approach: not fully endorsing design, yet not rejecting it either.
Discovery Institute is populating a community of dissenters in academia with the annual all-expenses-paid Summer Seminars.
In 1972 French physicists discovered that natural nuclear fission reactors were in operation about two billion years ago in Oklo, Gabon in Africa.
Many remember David Hume as a pioneering freethinker who saw through the superstition and sectarian dogmatism of religion.