May 23, 2019

About Mike the Geologist

Is Life Inevitable?

Is Life Inevitable? An article in Rawstory that was picked up from an article in Quanta magazine introduces the work of Jeremy England, a young MIT professor who’s proposed a theory, based in thermodynamics, showing that the emergence of life was not accidental, but almost inevitable.  The Rawstory article pitches the story as something that […]

Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science- Part 4, The Language of Computer Science, Chapters 12- Mutatis Mutandis By Andy Walsh

Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science Part 4, The Language of Computer Science, Chapters 12- Mutatis Mutandis By Andy Walsh We been blogging through the book, “Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science” by Andy Walsh.  Today is Chapter 12- Mutatis Mutandis with which we will wrap up our review.  Chapter 11 […]

Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science- Part 4, The Language of Computer Science, Chapters 10- Squirrel Interrupted By Andy Walsh

Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science Part 4, The Language of Computer Science, Chapters 10- Squirrel Interrupted By Andy Walsh We are blogging through the book, “Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science” by Andy Walsh.  Today is Chapter 10- Squirrel Interrupted.  The squirrel being referred to is The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, […]

Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science- Part 3, The Language of Biology, Chapters 9 Redeemable Ant-Man By Andy Walsh

Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science Part 3, The Language of Biology, Chapter 9 Redeemable Ant-Man By Andy Walsh We are blogging through the book, “Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science” by Andy Walsh.  Today is Chapter 9: Redeemable Ant-man and Walsh goes into a detailed regale of ant colony lore.  […]

Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science- Part 3, The Language of Biology, Chapter 8: Spleens, Strains, and Autoimmunity By Andy Walsh

Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science Part 3, The Language of Biology, Chapter 8: Spleens, Strains, and Autoimmunity By Andy Walsh We are blogging through the book, “Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science” by Andy Walsh.  Today is Chapter 8: Spleens, Strains, and Autoimmunity.  Walsh begins this chapter talking about the […]

Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science- Part 3, The Language of Biology, Chapter 7: The Genome Made Flesh By Andy Walsh

Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science Part 3, The Language of Biology, Chapter 7: The Genome Made Flesh By Andy Walsh We are blogging through the book, “Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science” by Andy Walsh.  Today is Chapter 7: The Genome Made Flesh.  Walsh begins this chapter with a description […]

Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science- Part 2, The Language of Physics, Chapter 6: The Entropic Principle By Andy Walsh

Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science Part 2, The Language of Physics, Chapter 6: The Entropic Principle By Andy Walsh We are blogging through the book, “Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science” by Andy Walsh.  Today is Chapter 6: The Entropic Principle. The Entropic Principle refers to Second Law of Thermodynamics.  […]

Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science- Part 2, The Language of Physics, Chapter 5: A Conspiracy of Chronometers By Andy Walsh

Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science Part 2, The Language of Physics, Chapter 5: A Conspiracy of Chronometers By Andy Walsh We are blogging through the book, “Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science” by Andy Walsh.  Today is Chapter 5: A Conspiracy of Chronometers.  Walsh begins the chapter with a summary […]

Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science- Part 2, The Language of Physics, Chapter 4: The Kamala Khan Conundrum By Andy Walsh

Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science- Part 2, The Language of Physics, Chapter 4: The Kamala Khan Conundrum By Andy Walsh We are blogging through the book, “Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science” by Andy Walsh.  Today is Chapter 4: The Kamala Khan […]

Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science- Part 1, The Language of Mathematics, Chapter 3: Sovereignty in a Time of Spanners By Andy Walsh

Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science Chapter 3: Sovereignty in a Time of Spanners By Andy Walsh We are blogging through the book, “Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science” by Andy Walsh.  Today is Chapter 3: Sovereignty in a Time of Spanners.  In this chapter Walsh takes up the issue of […]