Category Archives: Science

Scientists may have discovered evidence of the Higgs boson

A leaked internal memo suggests that scientists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) may have found the first evidence of the Higgs boson.  The Higgs is the last undiscovered particle predicted by the Standard Model, and is the one responsible … Continue reading

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The Science of Atheism

Can a scientist be an atheist? Over recent discussions of religion and science, I’ve twice now been given the argument that for a scientist to be intellectually consistent, they should have to allow for the possibility that God exists, and therefore … Continue reading

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Happy vs. Right

A while back I posted a question to Facebook asking if people would rather be happy or right.  I posed it without context or explanation, just to see what the initial reaction of my friends would be.

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What to do with the ISS

A group of NASA scientists has come up with a proposal for adding rockets to the International Space Station to turn it from an orbiting station into an inter-planetary space ship.  While not a new idea (talk of a space … Continue reading

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