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After Paris: Reason, Faith, Love

A poetic statement of perspective by Adam Frank on the modern human condition and it’s dealings with events like this past weekend in Paris and Beirut. 42 more words


Parsimony in Copernicus and Osiander


A medieval logician in the twenty-first century

In the discussion surrounding the unusual light curve of the star KIC 8462852, Ockham’s razor has been mentioned numerous times. 3,917 more words

Strictly Theoretical

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.  2,938 more words


Adam Frank Quote.

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


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


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