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Addy Pross
Addy Pross, Professor of Chemistry, Ben Gurion University, author of What Is Life? How Chemistry Becomes Biology.

Entries by Addy Pross

Why Are Atoms So Small?

(6) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 1:44 PM

Atoms are small, really small -- there are some thirty thousand billion of them in the head of a pin. But why are atoms so small? It took a great physicist, Erwin Schrödinger, to even think to ask such a question, as he did some 70 years ago in his...

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What Is Life?

(4) Comments | Posted March 19, 2014 | 6:15 PM

A March 12 New York Times op-ed by Ferris Jabr presented the provocative view that herds of moving sculptures on beaches could be thought of as "no more or less alive than animals, fungi and plants." That view is questionable. Most of us recognize that there is a...

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