My review of Amir D. Aczel’s latest book, Why Science Does Not Disprove God, over at Forbes….
My short tribute to Fr. William Stoeger of the Vatican Observatory.
As a result of the controversy surrounding the historical treatment of figures such as Giordano Bruno in Neil de Grasse Tyson’s Cosmos reboot, and the flurry of posts it’s generated about the ‘war’ between religion and science, RealClearScience published a list of 9 Priests Who Were Great Scientists. The notion that science and religion are in… Continue reading On RealClear Science’s List of Great Priest-Scientists
Almost 20 years before the late Fred Hoyle and his colleagues devised the Steady State Theory, it turns out that Albert Einstein toyed with a similar idea: that the universe was eternal, expanding outward with a consistent input of spontaneously generating matter. But, of course, it’s more complicated than that. Continued here….
It seems like Stephen Hawking has become his own brand these days. For example, my daughter loves to play with the new iPad app: Stephen Hawking’s Snapshots of the Universe. It’s a neat tool for helping kids visualize relativity. And while I don’t think there’s anything wrong with branding, it does tend to reinforce the suspicion… Continue reading Stephen Hawking: Time to Discard the Event Horizon