As some UD readers may be aware, I earn my living in the aerospace research and development field, with a specialty in guidance, navigation and control (GN&C). When asked what I do for a living, I usually respond, “Well, it’s basically rocket science.” This brief audio file, which our aerospace engineers have studied with much […]
Have you noticed that heroes are often scoundrels too (at least in the movies)? Can we say Rhett Butler or Han Solo? Recall this romantic scene from The Empire Strikes Back: Scoundrel I like the sound of that Han: Hey! Your worship, I’m only trying to help. Leia: Would you please stop calling me that? […]
A rare glimpse of natural selection in action was captured today. Look at the bright side: At least the poor creature didn’t suffer, and the lions got an easy meal.
The Church of Darwin now has a new sect: The Church of Carbon Sin. Same members but scripture based on a newer, hipper, more alarming scientific hoax.
I was nicknamed “Gas.” Charles Darwin Autobiography Is evolution of antibiotic resistance by bacteria an example of Darwinism? Such a claim is very suspicious since Darwinism deals mainly with the origin of species. Evolution of antibiotic resistance is an example of survival of the fittest within a species, not an origin of species. This phenomenon […]
My daughter who works at Dell sent me this. I thought it might be appreciated by all who’ve witnessed the deluge of Mac vs. PC television adverts.
A special debate between Alister McGrath, Professor of Historical Theology at Oxford University, author of “Dawkins’ God” and “The Dawkins Delusion” and Peter Atkins, Professor of Chemistry at Oxford University, well-known atheist and supporter of Richard Dawkins. As seen on Channel 4’s “The trouble with atheism”. This event was organised jointly by The University of […]
We often hear biologists claim the theory of evolution is as well tested as the theory of gravity. What we don’t often hear is physicists claim the theory of gravity is as well tested as the theory of evolution. Click here to learn why. 😆