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A Douglas Adams perspective

Ran across this quote from Douglas Adams, the author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series of radio plays and books which I highly recommend. From the book The Salmon of Doubt: Anything that is in the world when … Continue reading

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A thought experiment

Here’s an experiment that we can’t actually do and might well never have the technology for. Fortunately, that’s not important for the thought experiment, though. The experiment is closely related to the immediately prior post. In there I wrote “…assemble … Continue reading

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Thinking about life

Life on other planets may, or may not, exist. Yet an even greater mystery is why there is life at all and just what is what we call “life” anyway? And, yes, I know there’s a definition in every biology … Continue reading

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