Some months ago while browsing in a grocery store looking for other items I accidentally came across a magazine in … Continue reading Response to Skeptic magazine: On being skeptical of skepticism…
One of the delights of reading in Physics and the sciences generally – of being alert in this wonderful world … Continue reading Monopoleon Dirac – Who Knew?
In an earlier blog I spoke on some reflections on Stephen Hawking on the occasion of his death. Imagine my … Continue reading Hawking – Still Talking!
Present day Physics – especially elementary particle physics and cosmology – has long reached the place where speculation and discussion … Continue reading Of Boltzmann Brains
Over this summer I was invited to speak at the 45th reunion of the class of 1972 from Souris Regional … Continue reading Of Reunions, Renewal and Reforms
My daughter, Danielle, invited me to join her book club meeting recently for the reading of The Accidental Universe, a … Continue reading On The Accidental Universe by Alan Lightman – Book Club Reflections
I have been reading a book The Jazz of Physics: The secret link between music and the structure of the … Continue reading Musical Universe… or Mathematical Universe?
In a couple of my blogs I have referred to the ongoing debate in cosmology between proponents of the Dark … Continue reading One Law to Rule Them All: Follow up to MOND versus Dark Matter
One of my daughters, Andrea, who is a lawyer, has drawn my attention to a religious freedom case between a … Continue reading The Grizzly Bear Spirit and Traditional Knowledge versus Western Society:
Life is evolutionary. Sometimes fundamental changes are needed in order to adequately incorporate changing paradigms in physics, like MOND or … Continue reading Archeology and Evolution of…Paradigms in Physics