Unsatisfying Encounters with Academics of Renown, Episode 0: Albert Einstein

I’m told that my grandfather, Cloyd Woolley, once attended a lecture by Albert Einstein about his general theory of relativity. Now my grandfather, though an exceedingly intelligent guy, was a businessman, not a scientist. He was in advertising, as a … Continue reading

The Origin of Life: A New Theory Based in Physics

Jeremy England, a physicist at MIT, may have found the underlying physics driving the origin and evolution of life. Physics is definitely not my strong suit. But the questions of how life arose on Earth, and how likely it is … Continue reading

Science vs. Science Dogma

“There is a conflict in the heart of science between science as a method of inquiry based on reason, evidence, hypothesis, and collective investigation, and science as a belief system, or a world view. And unfortunately the world view aspect … Continue reading