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ArtLung posts tagged with “science”

  • Let’s get big stuff done.

    Innovation Starvation, a short essay by Neal Stephenson (via Bruce Sterling) Still, I worry that our inability to match the achievements of the 1960s space program might be symptomatic of a general failure of our society to get big things done. My parents and grandparents witnessed the creation of the airplane, the automobile, nuclear energy,…

  • YMMV

    Estimated travel data provided by Google Maps. Actual result data provided by Joe and Leah. Going… Glendale (91203) to Clairemont (92117) Estimated Travel Data: Distance: 122 miles Estimated transit time: 2 hours 2 mins Assumed average speed: 60 mph Estimated transit time (in traffic): 3 hours 40 mins in traffic Assumed average speed (in traffic):…


  • Rocketry is the key to receiving The Holy Spirit?

    I love this album cover, found via LP Cover Lover: i wonder where that places Wernher von Braun or Goddard?

  • Science, Theology, and the Ontological Quest

    That’s what I’m on, too. I love their mission, which is sadly bound up in This flash movie. I like it so much here it is, transcribed: STOQ Mission: 1. Integration of Science and Human Values The double goal of the STOQ project is to contribute, through the Academic activities (teaching and research) of its…

  • Interesting Speech, About Global Warming And Aliens

    And it will make you think. Caltech Michelin Lecture: “Let’s be clear: the work of science has nothing whatever to do with consensus. Consensus is the business of politics. Science, on the contrary, requires only one investigator who happens to be right, which means that he or she has results that are verifiable by reference…

  • Quote of the Month

    The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion. It should avoid dogma and theology. Covering both the natural and the spiritual. It should be based on a religious sense arising from the experience of all things as a meaningful unity. If there is any religion that could cope with the modern scientific needs,…