Cosmos Cage Match! Neil deGrasse Tyson vs. God, Nietzsche & Stephen Hawking

God may be relieved to learn that soon He will be receiving some fairly mustachioed company—his former antagonist, yet a first-rate conversationalist—the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. As you may know, Nietzsche pronounced God dead in 1882 with the publication of The Gay Science.  (Lower your quills, Arizona legislators.  It’s got nothing to do with same sex […]

From Boson Particles to Bozo Politicians: The U.S. Nobel Prize that Never Was

The most universally known economic fact in the United States at present is the estimated cost of the recently concluded U.S. Government Shutdown:  $24 billion. In fact, the $24 billion price tag of the October Government Shutdown is such a well-known fact that I feel no compulsion to include a citation about it.  However, I […]