St. Augustine: Patron Saint of Geeks?

St. Augustine: Patron Saint of Geeks?

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.
What is Time? Part V: Quantum Time

What is Time? Part V: Quantum 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.
What is Time? Part IV: Relativity and Time

What is Time? Part IV: Relativity and Time

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.
Made in God’s Image; or Are We?

Made in God’s Image; or Are We?

Should the idea of our being “made in the image of God” should be set aside since it has been disproved by science? Dr. Marie George answers.
Challenging Heliocentrism: The 'Great Debate' of 1920

Challenging Heliocentrism: The 'Great Debate' of 1920

At the turn of the last century, a little remembered but dramatic debate took place between prominent astronomers Harlow Shapely and Heber Curtis.
What is Time? Part III—Entropy, Time’s Arrow

What is Time? Part III—Entropy, Time’s Arrow

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."
A Lawyer, a Journalist, and a Scientist Describe the Miracle of Fatima

A Lawyer, a Journalist, and a Scientist Describe the Miracle of Fatima

On October 13, about 50,000 people gathered at the Cova da Iria to witness the great miracle of Fatima. It had been raining, but the sky began to clear.
Hidden Figures in the Story of DNA 

Hidden Figures in the Story of DNA 

If someone asked you who discovered DNA, what answer would you give? The correct answer: all of the above contributed in some way—and many others!
Mother Teresa's Miracles: How She Was Declared a Saint

Mother Teresa's Miracles: How She Was Declared a Saint

The process of canonization requires two investigated miracles; Mother Teresa’s miracles took place in the lives of Monica Besra and Marcilio Andrino.
Did Einstein Believe in God? Find Out from His Letters and Quotes

Did Einstein Believe in God? Find Out from His Letters and Quotes

Did Einstein believe in God? His view of God is a tangle, partly because his words are often taken out of the multiple contexts in which he spoke about God.

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