- 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: something new about something old
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
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
For eighty years, scientists have had a theory about how and where life got started on Earth. It’s known as the Organic Soup theory, which suggests that early life got started in a soup of methane, ammonia and water that … Continue reading
Like Christmas, Halloween was originally a pagan feast adopted by the Roman church to fit Christian theology. For the Druids it was a Festival of the Dead, and it remained full of dread until modern times. The origin of witches goes back much further … Continue reading
Following the successful overthrow of governments in Tunisia and Egypt the western media continue to report demonstrations and unrest throughout much of the Middle East. The commentators and politicians often suggest that the primary demand is for freedom and democracy, but … Continue reading
Roger Penrose, a distinguished cosmologist at Oxford University, is publishing a new book, Cycles of Time, in which he argues that our universe did not begin with the Big Bang. He thinks we can see in otherwise inexplicable patterns of low … Continue reading