Tag: William Paley
A Watch on a Heath — But What a Watch!
Recently I had the opportunity to see Prague’s famed astronomical clock, the oldest still-working astronomical clock in the world. It is truly phenomenal.
New Engineering Textbook, Hacking the Cosmos, Argues for Intelligent Design
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.”
For Alfred Russel Wallace, Natural Selection Opened the Door to Teleology
In an excerpt from his new book, Professor Flannery identifies Darwin’s principal failing in developing his theory.
Alfred Russel Wallace’s Greatest Journey
Wallace’s formulation of evolution was quite incompatible with Darwin’s. His theory might be called intelligent evolution.
Awesome Nanomachines Keep You Functioning
More details of the exquisite machines that maintain us in life have come to light.