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Do you Trust Atoms?

It’s a play: ‘Trusting Atoms: the Last Trials of Ludwig Boltzmann’, a tragic science play, no less. Locked in a conflict over the existence of atoms, 19th century physics and philosophy become personal, like all other human endeavour. I first … Continue reading

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The Watchmaker

Have you ever heard the metaphor of the watchmaker? When I was in school, I was introduced to the watchmaker metaphor for proof that god exists. It is basically the babelfish argument: “I refuse to prove that I exist,” says … Continue reading

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