- Why scientific theories can’t be proved absolutely
- Could we survive the trip to another planet?
- What's really scary isn't Halloween
- Why can't science answer our question about God?
- How certain are proven facts?
- Is global warming a serious issue?
- The Surprising Intelligence of Non-Human Primates
- The problems of colonizing another planet
- How could global warming make our winters colder?
- a scientific theory examined
- beyond earth
- Great Ideas
- how do we know that?
- humans, primates, and other life on earth
- in the last 10,000 years or so
- Questions beyond Science
- saving our home – thoughts about global warming
- science and religion
- something new about something old
Category Archives: beyond earth
As the existence of alien life seems to becoming increasingly less fictional and more realistically possible, there is a group of scientists who want to send a series of powerful messages into outer space to any living organism that might be able to … Continue reading
For thousands of years, there have been mystics who describe an experience of a transcendent reality that most humans beings do not have. In different cultures and religions, this experience takes various forms, but they all seem to revolve around a loss of a sense … Continue reading
The BBC is hosting a stargazing programme asking amateur astronomers to find galaxies in far outer space. An engineer living in England, Zbigniew ‘Zbish’ Chetnik, has an observatory in his garden at home, and was the first person to spot a … Continue reading
The universe as we know it in space and time began about 13.7 billion years ago. That’s a very very long time, but at least it’s a compact number that, with a little effort, most of us can at least … Continue reading
I thought that I had written the shortest book on all of time in 6 chunks and 86 events. But I am humbled by Marc Brecy who has condensed 13+ billion years into a two-minute video. It’s impressive. All … Continue reading
At current speeds of space travel, it would take humans several hundred years to reach the closest known habitable planet outside our solar system. That seemed to suggest that if Homo sapiens is going to colonize a planet beyond our … Continue reading