It can detect a single photon. It can test the foundations of our understanding of nature. And it is also a piece of “botched” work by evolution?
He asked poignantly in A Brief History of Time, “What is it that breathes fire into the equations and makes a universe for them to describe?”
Some scientists respond, “Well, there must be an enormous number of universes and each one is a little different. This one just happened to turn out right.”
Yale clinical neurologist Dr. Steven Novella posted recently about Dr. Richard Gallagher, a psychiatrist trained at Yale who provides psychiatric consultation services to the Catholic Church.
As I noted yesterday, Joseph Carter wrote a fatuous essay in which he denies purpose in the universe and does an amusing dance around the implications that follow.