According to Halsmer, engineering involves “the creative use of resources and ingenuity to accomplish a purpose or solve a problem.” It does so by creating “affordances.”
Today we celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the solar eclipse that, on May 29, 1919, physicist Arthur Eddington observed, seeking to test the General Theory of Relativity.
The bias in favor of science, you might say, tells you something about the mind behind the cosmic design.
How special the Earth is has become ever more apparent, in ways that allow life to flourish, but more than that.
This month the world thrilled at the first ever image of a black hole, this one in the galaxy M87.