The vision of technologically enhanced posthumanity arises out of a synthesis of scientific culture’s most robust mythologies.
From sea turtles to the family dog, animals travel unerringly over long distances using geophysical cues. And it all evolved, independently, by chance! Believe that?
Peter Atkins is right that science can answer the biggest question we can ask. His problem is that he doesn’t like the answer science provides.
It is astonishing that anyone would think the result a scientific argument, or, even, an argument at all.
A new statistical study of impacts on the moon concludes that the appearance of an increase was an artifact of biased sampling.