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Video: The Origins Project

The Origins Project is one of my favorite science projects out there. Not only it is led by Lawrence Krauss, it also organizes the best debates with intriguing participants and their great minds about the most fundamental questions such as, who are we? 28 more words

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Lawrence Krauss and Richard Dawkins on real uses for science fiction in physics and biology: "Does the soul go to heaven?"

Het Denkgelag
A Passion for Science and Reason
Antwerp, January 26 2015

Excerpts from their conversation below:

Krauss: That’s why I often use science fiction in teaching physics… it’s such a… storehouse of things that are wrong… and, uh, it’s great because you grow up thinking these things, and then you remember it. 876 more words

Tomorrow Is Yesterday Physicist Stephen Hawking once postulated...

Tomorrow Is Yesterday

Physicist Stephen Hawking once postulated that time travel must be impossible. If that were not the case, we would be inundated with tourists from the future.

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You Are Stardust

I read Maria Popova’s review of this children’s book on the universe a while ago and have been thinking about it ever since.

She writes, “There’s something at once incredibly empowering and incredibly humbling in knowing that… 285 more words

Re: Teaching Doubt

Some comments on the article “Teaching Doubt” by new atheist scientist Lawrence Krauss:

As a scientist who also spends a fair amount of time in the public arena, if I am asked if our understanding of the Big Bang conflicts with the idea of a six-thousand-year-old universe, I face a choice: I can betray my scientific values, or encourage that person to doubt his or her own beliefs.

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Movie Review: The Principle

Last night I attended the documentary, The Principle, and I’d recommend this movie for anyone interested in science, astronomy, and our current understanding of cosmology. 1,186 more words

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