3 degrees, 7 homes, 9 children, and 1 wonderful wife. I have a BS from Wheaton College, a PhD in Physics from UMd, an MA in Religion from Westminster Seminary, have taught at U of Bern, Boston U, U of Alabama Huntsville, Wheaton College, and have spent the last 20 years in rocket science. I am intrigued by science, philosophy and faith and their interaction with each other, an eternal golden braid. Favorite authors include GK Chesterton, CS Lewis, and Vern Poythress. My blog is at http://procrustes.townhall.com, and I have a website at: http://rbs.rbsp.info/RbS Soli Deo Gloria
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Einstein, Neutrinos, and Time Travel

The bartender says, “We don’t serve neutrinos here” A neutrino walks into a bar. The blogosphere is all abuzz about the CERN neutrino experiment that reported “faster than light” travel for the neutrinos. We all heard the news first from the blogs, and now the arXive pre-print server has the details. This immediate publication is already Read More…

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Astrobiology, Hawking, and The Importance of Being Info

I have returned from the annual non-NASA Astrobiology conference, which I attended this year and delivered two papers. After my NASA colleague’s long-delayed paper on the discovery of microfossils in carbonaceous chondrites (meteorites that are widely believed to be extinct comet fragments) was accidentally published in March when Fox News broke the paper embargo that Read More…

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The Multiverse Gods, final part

We’ve been looking at Victor Stenger’s claim that fine-tuning is a fallacy. In part one, we looked at the two fundamental metaphysical theories of the universe–materialist and theist–recognizing how materialists have been losing ground by being forced to admit to a creation, making multiverse-theory a rear-guard action covering their retreat, which attempts to turn the Read More…