Yes, that Eric Metaxas: Further to: Anything to get rid of fine tuning: “Reason and science compels us to see what previous generations could not: that our existence is an outrageous and astonishing miracle, one so startlingly and perhaps so disturbingly miraculous that it makes any miracle like the parting of the Red Sea pale Read More…
Great! This is good for at least three hours of intelligent strumming and loafing!
Researcher: we are seeing an invisible shield blocking these electrons. It’s an extremely puzzling phenomenon.
A long way from Amarillo, it seems
Useful refresher in the age of worry over Boltzmann brains
He explains why the Big Bang model is best given the current scientific data.
New Scientist riffs again on the theme that maybe the solution to our problems is that the universe is not equally proportioned everywhere we look
In the current time of decline, “science” is “what supports secularist/progressive causes.” It’s facts-optional.
For one thing, the cool people at the Boston Globe are backing the multiverse, so there’s that.
Rob Sheldon: The Copernican principle fails on matter, space and density. So why should we believe it on anything else?
Inside Science: “This seemingly unlikely and as-yet-unexplained observation gives rise to the thermodynamic arrow of time”
If there are “no special requirements for a star to host a planet with life” (= any old fireball will do), where ARE all those space aliens anyway?
The latest in Onion-ology: PARIS—Citing factors ranging from the dumb, ugly asteroid belt separating the terrestrial planets from the gas giants, to the super-boring and practically empty interstellar medium extending in nearly every direction, new research published Wednesday by the International Astronomical Union has concluded that Earth is located in “by far the lamest” region Read More…
Because that wouldn’t be respectable, according to David Waltham at The Scientist.
How the Earth is designed for human life