Tag: Quanta Magazine
Did U of Tokyo Just Solve the Mystery of Life’s Origin?
Physicist Brian Miller explains that nothing remotely this dramatic occurred in the experiment.
“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.
Paul Steinhardt’s Cyclical Cosmology Fails to Challenge a Cosmic Beginning
The conclusion that the universe had a beginning is far more parsimonious and consistent with the evidence.
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.
Memory — New Research Reveals Cells Have It, Too
A memory of past events helps a cell learn how to respond to recurring threats and protect the genome.