Monthly Archives: April 2016

Thinking Inside of the Box

Science aims to explain things, and by extension to explain everything. Is this even possible? Suppose the Universe consisted of a box, 20 million metres in each direction. Scientists inside this box could investigate this universe, but could they explain … Continue reading

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Caves, real and virtual

When I was younger I did a bit of caving, spelunking, potholing, call it what you will. This mainly consisted of donning smelly boiler suits or wet suits and crawling, and in some cases, swimming through muddy, dusty, or wet … Continue reading

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Crime and Punishment

Donald Trump got into trouble the other for, if you read the media, suggesting that women who seek abortions should be punished if abortion was made illegal in the US. Much as I dislike the Trump and fear for the … Continue reading

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Politicians

Embed from Getty Images (Photographs of politicians below are not intended to imply that the pictured politician is any way corrupt or discredited. Even Trump.) Donald Trump appears to be on the verge of being named the Republican candidate for … Continue reading

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