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  • Do We Live in a Multiverse?

    In one sense it’s pretty clear we live in a multiverse.  Well, throughout human history, every time we think we know what the universe is, it turns out that there is not just one of those things, but a lot of them.

    October 21, 2016 | 4 comments | Read More »
  • The Dark Side of the Cosmos

    Here’s an astounding fact. If you take all of the ordinary objects you can see, from tables and chairs to all the stars and planets in the universe, you will have accounted for less than 5% of the universe’s total mass-energy. The other 95%? That’s invisible stuff like dark matter and dark energy.

    October 7, 2016 | 17 comments | Read More »
  • Trust and Mistrust

    Trust is a pattern of reliance that is no doubt essential to social life. But is it rational? Does trust really amount to being stupid, or helpless, or both?

    September 27, 2016 | 15 comments | Read More »
  • Dewey's Democracy

    “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others…. The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.”  -Winston Churchil

    September 23, 2016 | 14 comments | Read More »



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