I have read this excellent new book by a British Muslim with a PhD in biomedical chemistry. Much of it is above my pay grade and assumes the reader has some grasp of science. However his philosophical and theological arguments are occasionally… Read More ›
Distinguished scientist Günter Bechly tells how he came to doubt Darwin and become intrigued by the evidence for intelligent design. Excerpted from the documentary “Revolutionary: Michael Behe and the Mystery of Molecular Machines.” Originally uploaded on 13 Jan 2017
another fascinating and highly informative lecture
I have just watch this extraordinary lecture where Professor Jim Al-Khalili explores how the mysteries of quantum theory might be observable at the biological level. Utterly fascinating stuff.
By Howard A. Smith November 25 in The Washington Post Howard A. Smith is a lecturer in the Harvard University Department of Astronomy and a senior astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. As we give thanks for our many… Read More ›
By Dr Rolf Froböse (freelance science and economic journalist) writing in the Huffington Post Some international physicists are convinced, that our spirit has a quantum state and that the dualism between the body and the soul is just as real to… Read More ›
Todays Independent reports, somewhat unexpectedly: ‘Chimpanzees and humans are both descended from something more like living humans than living chimpanzees – however uncomfortable that may be to us’ ‘The idea that humans evolved from a knuckle-dragging ape may not be… Read More ›
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Squad. pic.twitter.com/Yuq4eW6MSa — SciencePorn (@SciencePorn) September 1, 2016
‘Sub specie aeternitatis’ was filmed at CERN, the international particle physics laboratory that operates the world’s largest and highest-energy particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The LHC is expected to address some of the most fundamental questions of physics,… Read More ›
Dr James Thompson is senior lecturer in Psychology at University College, London
Islamic Awareness have just put up an amazingly thorough examination of radiocarbon (Carbon-14) dating of manuscripts of the Qur’ān. On Twitter the author says: “One can notice that almost all the criticism on radiocarbon dating is due to misunderstanding of science and maths…. Read More ›
Occasionally (ok I confess not very often) it is possible to have a really good discussion at Speakers Corner Exploring Life, the Universe and Everything (the subtitle of this blog). This was one such occasion.
This is what graphene aerogel looks like. It is the lightest solid material created.
Analysing the theory of evolution from scientific and theological perspectives.
Jonathan Feng, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at University of California Irvine, discusses the limits of scientific knowledge at The Veritas Forum at Caltech.
William D. Phillips, a Nobel Laureate in physics, is a fellow of the Joint Quantum Institute of the University of Maryland and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. read his article Does science make belief in God obsolete?