Enrico Fermi (1901–1954)
Our universe is vast beyond imagination. Really, you cannot imagine how vast it is. If you look into the night sky in perfect conditions you might be able to see about 2,500 stars, but that is only 0.000001 of the stars in the Milky Way. Continue reading The Fermi Paradox →
What is the cosmos? – The cosmos is a vast incomprehensible mystery about which we can say one thing for sure—it doesn’t care about us. Continue reading What is the Cosmos? Who are We? →
I would like to summarize and comment on the May 15, 2014 New York Times interview of philosopher Philip Kitcher by the philosopher Gary Gutting on the topic of “The Case for Soft Atheism.” It is closely connected with the issues in my previous post, “Modern Cosmology Versus Creation by God.” Continue reading The Case for Soft Core Atheism →
I would like to briefly summarize and then comment on the June 15, 2014 New York Times interview of philosopher Tim Maudlin (M) by the philosopher Gary Gutting (G)entitled “Modern Cosmology Versus God’s Creation.” Continue reading Modern Cosmology Versus Creation by Gods →
Messier 92 in the Hercules constellation.
I came across a wonderful piece in the June 10, 2014 issue of Scientific American, “The Logic and Beauty of Cosmological Natural Selection” by Lawrence Rifkin MD. Continue reading “The Logic and Beauty of Cosmological Natural Selection” →