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I'm going to Copenhagen in 10 days, and will be there for 20 days. So I was wondering if there are any TA members living or residing there, who would be up for a drink, a cup of talk, whatever :D I'm also planing a roundabout of science museums so it would be cool to gather a group to tag along :D
369 years ago, 25th of December 1642, in Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, England, was the birth day of one of the greatest men ever to live on this tiny speck floating thru the cosmos. Sir Isaac Newton, English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist and theologian, has been "considered by many to be the greatest and most influential scientist who ever lived." Unfortunately, his birthday has been obscured by worship of fables and irrationality.…Continue
On December 20, 1996, at the age of 62, died one of the greatest minds of 20th century: Carl Sagan, an American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, popularizer of science and rational thinking. He died at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, after a long and difficult fight with myelodysplasia. I don't think I have to tell you about his importance, and the role he played in the popularization and defense of rational thought.
Carl Sagan is one of my role-models,…Continue
'What made you turn your back to God?'
'When did you decide to become an atheist?'
If you are an atheist, I bet you've heard questions like this on numerous occasions. As a young, just-recently-out-of-the-closet-atheist, I sure have. This post is dedicated to those who ask questions like these.
Let me start by saying…