Archive for the ‘physics’ Category Universes in a multiverse 6:23. Each one of these things that represent reality represent different histories of atoms and they are affecting each other. How many universes/histories are there? 6:54. For example, if we are talking of a number of different histories that happens in let say a cubic meter of air then we […]

Quotes from David Bohm, Thought as a System p. 146 “Thought’s participation produces all sorts of things. And it effects perception – what you think affects what you perceive outside and how you feel inside.” p. 146 “You see of feel something produced by thought, but then the next thought comes along and says ‘I’m […]

Quotes from Peter Byrne, The Many Worlds of Hugh Everett III: Multiple Universes, Mutual Assured Destruction, and the Meltdown of a Nuclear Family p. 25 Nancy about Everett: “This is a guy who at the tender age of 12 wrote a letter to Albert Einstein, and received a reply! I think his mom – K.K. […]

A quote from Paul Davies, Universe from Bit in Information and the Nature of Reality: From Physics to Metaphysics (suggested by Wendy Wheeler on biosemiotics list) ‘It is remarkable that this view [the orthodox concept of laws of physics derives directly from theology] has remained largely unchallenged after 300 years of secular science. Indeed, the “theological model” […]

At the end of his book Philosophy of Science: Bolinda Beginner Guides (The Philosophy of Science: A Beginner’s Guide), Geoffrey Gorham has mentioned the words of Einstein on time on occasion of Besso’s death. I have found in Internet to this end: Time and its Relationship to Consciousness An Overview, Mansoor Malik & Maria Hipolito […]

Recently I have listened to The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow and below there are a few comments. The book starts with that philosophy is dead. “Traditionally these are questions for philosophy, but philosophy is dead. Philosophy has not kept up with modern developments in science, particularly physics. Scientists have become the bearers […]

While reading Klaus Mainzer, ‘Thinking in Complexity: The Computational Dynamics of Matter, Mind, and Mankind‘ I have seen a description of Boltzmann’s fluctuation hypothesis in Chapter 3.2 Boltzmann’s Thermodynamics and the Evolution of Organisms. I have read about this hypothesis when I have studied statistical thermodynamics long time ago. However it was a surprise for me […]

From Nancy Pearcey, Charles Thaxton, The Soul of Science: Christian Faith and Natural Philosophy “Roger Cotes, in his preface to the second edition of Newton’s Principia, wrote that the book ‘will be the safest protection against the attacks of atheists, and nowhere more surely than from this quiver can one draw forth missiles against the […]