Spinning on a blue marble at the edge of our galaxy in infinite space, we humans continue to assume we have control over our lives. Yet, almost every day science makes a discovery that astounds us. Recently, astronomers learned they were wrong in their understanding of black holes
A while ago, a woman dropped me from her Facebook friends list. I could see it coming. She was an alt-right believer, while I was not. Simply put, our views didn’t mesh. Beliefs, like black holes, seldom emit light. Reason forces us to reevaluate ideas according to new information.
Wherever there are humans, there is a pecking order. In the field of research, the dividing line lies between science and social science. Hard science works with data that can be measured and the results verified by others. Social sciences can sometimes seem a little more like j
A small news item with huge potential consequences appeared in the press the other day. It touched upon the unified theory of everything, the quest for an understanding that would explain how electromagnetism, strong and weak forces in nature and gravity work together. (Blog 10/21/1