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Laws of Physics

If Science Is a Game, Here's a Game-Changer

Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.15.2017 | Religion
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas C. Kafatos, PhD The quantum pioneer Erwin Schrödinger was one of the best thinkers about philosophy in a generation o...

The Microcosm and the Macrocosm

Mario Livio | Posted 02.02.2017 | Science
Mario Livio

While today the fact that the laws of physics have universal validity has become common knowledge, we are still occasionally surprised when we discover that phenomena on very different scales (that are governed by rather different mechanisms) exhibit very similar patterns.

How To Debate Religion

Victor Stenger | Posted 04.30.2014 | Science
Victor Stenger

2014-02-28-ScreenShot20140228at6.18.50PM.pngReligious debaters are usually very smooth and well prepared. The reason is not that their arguments are so persuasive but that they generally have spent years polishing the same old arguments.

JJ Abrams' Tacky Trek

Ken Gruberman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Ken Gruberman

The truth is, I love Trek so much I'll watch anything I can get. I'd just like to not feel so embarassed afterward.

Happy Birthday, Emmy Noether

Victor Stenger | Posted 05.21.2013 | Science
Victor Stenger

On March 23, 1882, a girl named Emmy Noether was born in Erlangen, Bavaria. The daughter of a mathematician, she would turn out to be a mathematical genius and make one of the most important contributions to physics in the twentieth century.

Are Infinities More Scientific Than God?

Matt J. Rossano | Posted 09.04.2011 | Religion
Matt J. Rossano

From where does the deepest order originate? We don't know because we have yet to uncover nature's deepest laws. Even if we reveal these laws, the question will remain a puzzle.