The coming weekend is the death anniversary of someone who is my all-time favorite teen in history. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar was born in 1910 in Lahore (now Pakistan) where his father was an Indian railway official. His uncle was physicist C.V. Raman, who won a Nobel Prize. In that era, white dwarf stars had newly been […]
What’s next for science? Floating offshore farms to boost the food supply was a proposal I saw recently.
Through centuries, believers often killed scientific thinkers — but science always proved correct.
We need to call religion out for the role it is playing in worsening the pandemic.
If you follow science, you perhaps have gotten an eerie sense that daily reality — people, houses, cars, trees, air, earth and all the rest — is just a shred amid a hugely greater array of existence.
Reason — logical thinking by intelligent minds — proves that the compassionate, all-powerful god of religion cannot exist, especially with the current planetary scourge.
Why are we here? Why does the universe exist? Is there a purpose to it all? These are the ultimate questions, overarching all others.