Tag: Scientific American
Long Story Short: The Origin of Replication and the Information Sequence Problem
As an undergraduate at UC San Diego, I attended a seminar taught by Stanley Miller, the famous chemist who put origin-of-life research on the map.
Is Life After Death Incompatible with Physics?
In 2011, Sean Carroll wrote an essay on why — from a science perspective — our minds must be extinguished at death
New Brain Research Supports Free Will
Researchers, altering Libet’s classical experiment, found that human brains show no “readiness potential” when a decision is important.
Is the End of Science Near?
A study in the premier science journal notes the long term falling off of truly original findings, as opposed to endless citations of others’ findings.
To Avoid a Cosmic Beginning, Physicist Paul Steinhardt Goes to Extraordinary Lengths
Steinhardt is one of the most interesting and influential figures in cosmology. He was one of the original architects of inflationary cosmology.