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A Universe From Nothing

The first non-fiction book that I chose to read this year was A Universe From Nothing by Lawrence Krauss.  I have wanted to read this for some time but kept putting it off because of how complicated and thought provoking I knew it would be.   162 more words

Book Reviews/Discussion

Interview with Physicist George Ellis

At Scientific American John Horgan interviews physicist George F. R. Ellis. The interview touches on topics in science, philosophy, and religion that may be of interest to readers of this blog. 1,392 more words

Religion

A Universe from Nothing

Many people have obviously been reading Lawrence Krauss’ infamous book: “A Universe from Nothing: Why There is something Rather Than Nothing”

Krauss and many other physicists continuously engage in this type of low-level philosophy with the ironic goal of diminishing the value of philosophy using “science”. 135 more words

Astrophysics

Ice Creme and the Universe

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A young boy was tasting a new flavor of ice cream that contained some of the most amazing tasty bits of flavor he had ever enjoyed. 2,701 more words

Empirical Evidence For God

Why does the world exist, and other dangerous questions for insomniacs

A few weeks back I wrote a post on how the recent discovery of gravitational lensing provided evidence for inflationary models of the Big Bang. These are cosmological models that imply some version of the multiverse, essentially the idea that ours is just one of a series of universes, a tiny bubble, or region, of a much, much larger universe where perhaps even the laws of physics or rationality of mathematics differed from one region to another. 2,916 more words

Utopia