Category Archives: Physics

Cosmos So Far

I should update my thoughts about the new version of the TV series Cosmos, since earlier I posted a mild critique about it needing to explain the background of scientific discovery – presenting not just the grandiose conclusions humanity has … Continue reading

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Big Bang Evidence

Very significant new evidence today of the so-called ‘inflation’ of the universe in the very tiny moments after the beginning. Phil Plait has a good overview of today’s announcement about direct evidence for inflation in the very early universe, just … Continue reading

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Why the World Is This Way Rather Than That Way

Good quote from Sean Carroll (from his post debate reflections about theistic vs naturalistic worldviews. (via) If we would presume to contemplate theism from an intellectually honest perspective, we would try to decide what kind of universe we would expect … Continue reading

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Wishful Thinking vs What We Know About How the World Works

Physicist Sean Carroll’s site is always interesting to dip into – he has a long list of posts from the past decade under his ‘Greatest Hits’ tab – and here is one from 2011 about Physics and the Immortality of … Continue reading

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