Two days ago I wrote a post about “the recent discussion that black holes might not exist.” I was careful to use the word “might,” because I knew that preliminary scientific ideas are typically sensationalized in the media. Continue reading Black Holes and Truth in Science
George Johnson is a prolific science writer—the author of nine books and hundreds of articles. Continue reading Beyond Energy, Matter, Time and Space?
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
Yesterday’s Salon ran this depressing piece: “Sorry Neil deGrasse Tyson! Over Half of Americans don’t believe the Big Bang theory.” Continue reading Americans Don’t Believe in Science