Oct. 10, 2013

The Scientist and the Philosopher

by Sean B. Carroll

An excerpt from Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures From the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize.

sean carroll, albert camus, french resistance, jacques monod, Nobel Prize
Jun. 08, 2012

Dark Matter vs. Aether

by Sean B. Carroll

Probably the biggest single misconception I come across in popular discussions of dark matter and dark energy is the accusation that these concepts are a return to the discredited idea of the aether. They are not -- in fact, they are precisely the opposite.

cosmology, dark matter, physics, aether, theoretical physics, dark energy

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