Meyer, Craig, Turek: Examining the Kalam Cosmological Argument

afterword, Big Bang, cosmology, Faith & Science, Frank Turek, Intelligent Design, Islam, Islamic philosophy, Kalam, layman, logic, metaphysics, paperback, philosophers, physics, Physics, Earth & Space, Return of the God Hypothesis, scientists, Stephen Meyer, theologians, universe, william lane craig, Young Earth Creationism
Kalam is a reference to ideas in medieval Islamic philosophy that William Lane Craig singlehandedly did much to revive. Source
Read More

New Study: The Milky Way Is Exceptional

astronomy, Copernican principle, cosmological walls, cosmology, earth, filaments, galaxies, habitability, Intelligent Design, Jay Richards, Michael Keas, Miguel Aragón, Milky Way, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Nicolaus Copernicus, Physics, Earth & Space, Satellites Around Galactic Analogs, sheets, solar system, star formation, The Privileged Planet, Unbelievable?, universe, voids, walls
“You might have to travel a half a billion light years from the Milky Way, past many, many galaxies, to find another cosmological wall with a galaxy like ours.” Source
Read More

Another Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist for Intelligent Design

Arthur Holly Compton, Bible, Brian Josephson, Cambridge University, Chemistry, Compton effect, Discovery Institute Press, electromagnetic radiation, faith, Foresight (book), Gerhard Ertl, history, Intelligent Design, John B. Gurdon, John West, light, Marcos Eberlin, Museum of the Bible, Nobel Prize, physics, science, UC Berkeley, universe, Washington DC
Compton joins fellow Nobel Prize-winning physicists Charles Townes (UC Berkeley) and Brian Josephson (Cambridge University) who have likewise come out for ID. Source
Read More

A Miraculous Existence

A Big Bang in a Little Room, Adolf Hitler, advanced life, aliens, astronomers, Atheism, atheists, bacteria, Bible, capillary action, Carl Sagan, Contact (novel), cosmic microwave background radiation, Creation, deaths, divine action, faith, Faith & Science, galaxies, Goldilocks, history, human genome, hydrogen, Ivy League, Joseph Stalin, Mao Zedong, miracles, New England Patriots, Physics, Earth & Space, Super Bowl, surface tension, theoretical physics, touchdown, universe, wackiness, Zeeya Merali
Zeeya Merali asks a good question: If God desired to send us a message, how would He do it? Source
Read More

Sabine Hossenfelder, Taking on Consciousness, Tackles Panpsychism

Allen Institute for Brain Science, carrots, Christof Koch, David Chalmers, Eugene Wigner, Giulio Tonioni, Hard Problem, humans, Integrated information theory, John von Neumann, Kelvin MacQueen, Neuroscience & Mind, panpsychism, quantum effects, quantum wave, Sabine Hossenfelder, science, universe
She wants to apologize to all carrots who are watching her video — but carrots are not watching and that’s the point. Source
Read More

Intelligent Design and Cosmic Fine-Tuning

A Fortunate Universe, Cosmic Habitable Age, dark energy, earth, expansion rate of universe, fine-timing, fine-tuning, Freeman Dyson, Guillermo Gonzalez, Intelligent Design, Jay Richards, Michael Denton, Moon, Physics, Earth & Space, Privileged Species, Rare Earth, solar system, sun, The Anthropic Cosmological Principle, The Privileged Planet, universe
In combination, the factors mentioned here and in my last two posts constrain the “cosmic habitable age” to narrower dimensions. Source
Read More

Theoretical Physicist Sabine Hossenfelder on the Deficiency of Alternative Models to Big Bang Cosmology 

Big Bang, CERN, cosmic microwave background, cosmology, Faith & Science, fine-tuning, God Hypothesis, initial conditions, Intelligent Design, Jim Hartle, Large Hadron Collider, mass-energy, physics, Physics, Earth & Space, quantum gravity, Return of the God Hypothesis, Roger Penrose, Sabine Hossenfelder, Stephen Hawking, universe
Hossenfelder concludes that “we are facing the limits of science itself.” And the question of the universe’s origin “we’ll never be able to answer.” Source
Read More