Who’s killing physics?

On a recent visit to my mum’s place, I searched through my old stuff for something my children might like. One book that caught my eyes was (the German edition of) James Trefil’s Dark Side of the Universe. It’s about cosmology, the Big Bang and the expansion of the universe, Einstein’s theory of general relativity, … Continue reading Who’s killing physics?

Does science even know what truth is, anyway?

“You can’t just hope to pour a big bucket of science into [people] as if they’re just an empty vessel waiting to be filled,” says Associate Professor Antony Eagle.  It’s a matter of volume. It’s a matter of taste. It’s a matter of digestibility. Which means quality comes second. And that’s the core of a modern … Continue reading Does science even know what truth is, anyway?