The Origin of Life

(This post is essentially an extract from a much longer post that I published more than a year ago.  I believe it is important that we think about these things.  Where did we come from?  Where are we going?) In the third decade of the Twentieth Century, a few years following the cataclysmic event known […]

The Big Picture

My grandson Scott recently gave me a book by Sean Carroll entitled The Big Picture.  Dr. Sean Carroll is a theoretical physicist at the California Institute of Technology, and he is a highly respected scientist and writer in his field. This book devotes much of its content to a description of quantum field theory, the […]

In the Beginning

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” These are the first words in the Bible, and it is the bedrock of Judeo-Christian faith. For Christians, the first chapter of the Gospel of John stands along with Genesis 1:1. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in […]