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Science and Religion

I’ve seen a few op-eds saying that science needn’t interfere with religious beliefs. Some even said that science and religion, faith and reason, get along fine. Those were nearly always Catholic publications. The one I saw this week was in … Continue reading

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Alien Life: Notions and Research

Scientists have been discussing alien life for some time: where it could be, what it might be like, and how we could find it. Quite a few non-scientists have been talking about the same thing. Some have pretty good grip … Continue reading

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Science in 2017

It may not be an ‘official’ end-of-year custom, but many folks make lists as New Year approaches. BBC News made a list of eight “amazing science stories” of 2017. I can see how the stories are “amazing,” from their viewpoint, … Continue reading

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Off the Rails

About 78 folks were on Amtrak Cascades passenger train 501 Monday morning. They’ll be late. At best. I’ll be looking at what happened, new and old technology. Also how I see change and progress. New issues, old problems Changing Tech, … Continue reading

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