Category Archives: Cartoons

The Elegant Universe

. . for more than half a century–even in the midst of some of the greatest scientific achievements in history–physicists have been quietly aware of a dark cloud looming on a distant horizon. The problem is this: There are two … Continue reading

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Educate Thyself

Voltaire on why one should educate oneself: “Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.” This seems to be relevant in our days as we see presumably good people turning bad as they believe the absurdities … Continue reading

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Evolution is Just a Theory

From the book ‘Science Tales: Lies, Hoaxes and Scams’, Darryl Cunningham takes on common challenges to evolution, debunking them point by point (see the whole chapter on evolution vs theory here: http://darryl-cunningham.blogspot.no/2011/06/evolution.html ). It probably won’t change the minds of someone who … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

“If I take death into my life, acknowledge it, and face it squarely, I will free myself from the anxiety of death and the pettiness of life – and only then will I be free to become myself. ” ― Martin … Continue reading

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We Are All Mad

“When we remember we are all mad the mysteries disappears and the world stands explained” – Mark Twain

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Heuristics

“Heuristic is an algorithm in a clown suit. It’s unpredictable, it’s more fun, and it comes without a 30-day, money-back guarantee.” – Steve McConnell Heuristic (from Greek “Εὑρίσκω”, “find” or “discover”) refers to experience-based techniques for problem solving, learning, and discovery that find a solution … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize Recipients from Norway in Physiology or Medicine

              Congratulations to this year´s Nobel Prize winners in Physiology or Medicine and cognitive neuroscientists May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser from Norway together with John O´Keefe from UK, which have discovered an inner positioning system … Continue reading

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