Category Archives: Science

The cosmos is also within us, we’re made of star-stuff. We are a way for the cosmos, to know itself.

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage is a thirteen-part television series of one hour shows written by Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, and Steven Soter, that was aired at the tail end of 1980 and was – at the time – the most widely watched series in … Continue reading

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My collection of molecular movies

There has been a new discipline developing in molecular biology for some time now, Bioanimation Projects have ranged in size from WEHI‘s colossal compilation to Harvard Biovision‘s magnum opus “Inner Life of the Cell” to commercially produced masterpieces to smaller projects by university PIs and enthusiasts. Here is … Continue reading

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Torpedoing the fun

This is a trailer for The Master, an awesome movie about a WWII sailor who returns home to found a new religion inspired by the story of Scientology, but I wanted to mention something neat that you might not have … Continue reading

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Synthetic biology from a religious perspective

If there is a God of creation that went around designing the genomes of all of the living things on Earth, they are the sloppiest, most frustrating, terrible programmer you could possibly imagine. The Intelligent Design proponents are particularly frustrating … Continue reading

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We can do better.

Last year Bill Nye described in a Youtube video why he thinks that Creationism is inappropriate for children. Representatives of the Creation Museum had a response, There is a lot about the character Bill Nye plays on TV that rubs me the wrong way, … Continue reading

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