Tagged: universe

TOSP Episode 17: January 16th 2012 - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Jan 16, 2012

[Original post on the Sciblogs The Official Sciblogs Podcast site] Greetings, listeners! This week, aimee was away in Melbourne at the inagural AdaCamp barcamp.  So Elf brought in his good friend Haritina Mogosanu, who works with KiwiSpace and World Space Week, to co-host with him. They talked about the number of planets in our galaxy, [...] … Read More

Finding out about the astronomers who found the universe - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Nov 29, 2011

Book review: The Day We Found the Universe by Marcia Bartusiak Price: US$11.53; NZ$20.82 Hardcover: 368 page Publisher: Pantheon (April 7, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 0375424296 ASIN: B005IUVQGY This is a great book – just the sort of history of … Continue reading → … Read More

Fine-tuning fallacies - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Nov 10, 2011

In Fiddling with “fine-tuning” I discussed the way theologians and philosophers of religion have used claims of fine-tuning of the cosmological constant erroneously. That they have taken the fact that the value of the measured cosmological constant is 120 orders of … Continue reading → … Read More

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