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Physics - Science or Ideology?

Should physics theories be tested – or just accepted?  So asks essay the in New York Times

Adam Frank  and Marcelo Gleiser discuss whether Physics has moved beyond the need to be checked.  2,942 more words

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Adam Frank Quote.

Frank, A. (2011). About time: Cosmology and culture at the twilight of the big bang. New York: Free Press.

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The Specious Present

“Where is it, this present? It has melted in our grasp, fled ere we could touch it, gone in the instant of becoming.” — William James… 905 more words

Philosophy

Lost in the Cosmos

Here is astrophysicist Adam Frank’s insightful look at Walker Percy’s wonderful book. I don’t share Frank’s nor Lawler’s nor Percy’s optimism but I’m trying very hard. 147 more words

Philosophy