The words 'Body', 'Mind', and 'Spirit' written on sand on a beach, with a gentle incoming wave from the sea visible at the top of the frame.
History of Science

What Does Metaphysical Dualism Say about Reality?

August 31, 2020

Are human beings made up of just matter and energy, just a collection of atoms? Is there any non-material entity that needs to be added to the equation to get to a more complete picture of reality? […]

Statues of Tycho Brahe a Johannes Kepler in Prague.
Astronomy

What Johannes Kepler Got Wrong

August 15, 2020

Even though astronomy would not have been where it is today without Johannes Kepler, he made considerable mistakes. His famous three laws were not built on a perfect foundation, and his first solar system model was pure nonsense. […]

Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727).
History of Science

Was Isaac Newton Always Right?

August 15, 2020

Isaac Newton made undeniable contributions to modern science with the basic principles of physics. However, unlike modern scientists, he would answer the most difficult parts of the problem with God’s intervention. […]

Abstract imagining of string theory with loops oscillating.
History of Science

Strings and Branes: A Theory of Everything

August 10, 2020

According to the Kaluza-Klein model, gravitation and electromagnetism could be brought together if the field underlying reality was 5-dimensional. Einstein himself pursued Kaluza-Klein-type ideas, but failed in his endeavors. […]

Baby sea turtles struggle for survival after hatching in Mexico
History of Science

Evolution and Survival of the Fittest

July 21, 2020

Survival of the fittest explains how the most flexible survive new or harsh conditions. Evolution, on the other hand, explains how they get fitter and fitter to survive more and more. Does this mean there is an ultimate ‘fittest’ species that all other creatures must turn into? […]

Human and fake monkey hand evolution from primates concept
History of Science

The Story of Human Evolution: Were We Chimps?

July 21, 2020

Humans were never chimpanzees that grew smart and lost hair until they looked like modern humans. Human evolution is a much more complicated process, concerned with the survival of humans through changing environmental conditions. […]

Portrait of a Bonobo. Democratic Republic of the Congo.
History of Science

What Is Evolution, and What Is Not?

July 21, 2020

One of the most studied topics of science is evolution and its essence. Evolution is not the story of Genesis or why living creatures came to life. It is not proof that all species evolve only to get more complex. So what is evolution? […]

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