Every August, just when many people go vacationing in the country where skies are dark, the best-known meteor shower — the Perseid meteor shower — makes its appearance. The “shooting stars” promise to deliver an excellent show this year to anyone with clear and dark skies away from urban and suburban lights. The best time … Read moreExcellent Perseid Meteor Shower Expected – Aug 11-13
Blaise Pascal, philosopher, scientist, mathematician and probability theorist (1623-1662), came up with a now famous reason for being a believer. It goes something like this: If God exists, then the believers are quids in, they go to heaven and the non believers loose out – hence only believers win in this scenario. If God does … Read moreWhats wrong with Pascals Wager?
What is truly scary these days is that some mainstream medics buy into a lot of unproven woo alternative medicine. When you seek medical care, would you really what to be given something that has never been proven to work? So how can you keep your finger on the pulse and check up on anything … Read moreHow to Find Science Based Medicine
Source: New York Times — Aug 6, 2010 Two research reports published Friday offer novel approaches to the age-old dream of regenerating the body from its own cells. By inactivating two genes that work to suppress tumors, a research group at Stanford University got mouse muscle cells to revert to a younger state, start dividing and … Read moreRegeneration
Back in the days when I was a believer in all sort of stuff I well remember one argument I personally used was that Atheism was just another form of belief. I was not alone in thinking like this, its a very common argument (amongst believers) and I recently came across it once again during … Read moreIs Atheism a Belief?
This is very controversial for some. It is also very difficult to tackle without it sounding like a bit of a rant no matter what position you take, so instead of the more traditional approach of outlining lots of issues, I’ll strip away all the religious words and come up with a basic and simple … Read moreIs the Core Christian Message true?