The pen is mighty (342/365)

December 8, 2015 - I spent a long and fabulous day, teaching science, and ironically we were doing it all in a church, a place that some of these same [...]

December 8th, 2015|Photo a Day - 2015|4 Comments

Re-Post: All Scientists Should Be Militant Atheists

All Scientists Should Be Militant Atheists by Lawrence M. Krauss Published in The New Yorker - September 8, 2015 As a physicist, I do a lot of writing and public [...]

September 9th, 2015|Just Thinking|4 Comments

Je Suis Charlie (8/365)

January 8, 2015 - I still cannot adequately express my anger about what happened in Paris yesterday. I'm not an artist, I can't draw very well, and I'm no cartoonist, [...]

January 8th, 2015|Photo a Day - 2015|45 Comments

Re-Post: Ricky Gervais: Why I’m an Atheist

I love Ricky Gervais. It's so refreshing to find a celebrity who speaks out in a rational, well thought out, logical manner. He's funny, and he's honest. It's so strange [...]

September 7th, 2014|Just Thinking|8 Comments

What if Dolphins had opposable thumbs?

October 18, 2013 - I had the most interesting conversation with a fellow in my office. It actually started a couple of weeks ago. First he stopped at my desk [...]

October 18th, 2013|Just Thinking|10 Comments