[Note: This is a Reposting of a JREF post …, you can find the original by clicking here] The ‘net has been abuzz with reviews and comments about The Amaz!ng Meeting 8. Here’s a round up of some interesting ones we’ve run across. This is by no means an exaustive list, but there’s something of … Read more TAM-8 Reviews Galore
I’m not sure I can embrace this idea yet … but … A new cosmology successfully explains the accelerating expansion of the universe without dark energy; but only if the universe has no beginning and no end. Wun-Yi Shu at the National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan has developed an innovative new description of the … Read more Big Bang Abandoned in New Model of the Universe
The Westboro Baptist church truly push the boat of intolerance far out into uncharted territories and are best known for picketing funerals. Yes, you did indeed read that correctly, under the cover of the US first amendment right to freedom of speech they excel at being truly offensive by turning up at funerals and holding … Read more How to cope with Westboro Baptist Wingnuts
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Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you … Read more Skeptical Quote
Is physical immortality possible today? Nope, not yet, but you might be surprised to learn about somebody who has come quite close. In the 1950’s a young lady called Henrietta Lacks was admitted to Johns Hopkins and sadly diagnosed with cervical cancer. The doctors attending had not seen a tumor like it before, so they … Read more Immortality