What does God intend when he gives us gifts? He means to give us joy, make us better, and glorify him. Science is one such gift from God.
Several years ago my spiritual director told me to study De Musica Sacra et Sacra Liturgia. Since then, music has shaped my devotion to the Church.
In this sixth article of the series “What is Time,” we discuss the timelessness of God and why God created time to allow for free will and moral choice.
As a science and math geek, I need a patron saint. I choose St. Augustine of Hippo, whose insights into science and math were centuries ahead of his time.
This is the fifth in a series of articles addressing the question “What is time?” Here I’ll examine how time in quantum mechanics is strange.
In this piece, I’ll explain why relativity changes our view of time from an absolute dimension to one that depends on how we’re moving and where we are.
This post discusses entropy—how change from order to disorder is measured as an increase in entropy and thus, how entropy is shown as "the arrow of time."
In this second article on the series of how we perceive time, we focus on three perceptions: St. Augustine of Hippo, William James, and Oliver Sacks.
What is time? Philosophers have tried to explain it since antiquity. I’ll begin with what the ancient Greeks, Parmenides and Heraclitus, had to say.
St. Augustine's wonderings about the nature of time fit with contemporary scientific theories—and are altogether in accord with our present-day confusion.