Tag Archives: belief

The Strongest Argument

Recently I was staring at the skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex (or, more accurately, the reconstruction of a skeleton) when a friend whispered a question, “Why were dinosaurs so big?” This led to a host of other dino-questions. While I had some speculations, I often found myself coming back to a common answer, “I don’t know.” […]

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Boson and Belief

Last summer, headlines started appearing announcing the potential discovery of the Higgs boson. Since then CERN has been reviewing data from the experiments and recently confirmed the discovery. So what’s all this boson business? Here’s a quick overview. Historically, gravity has been a mysterious force for the scientific community to understand. While we can explain […]

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