Something that holds everything together

Physicists have been looking for some time for the 'theory of everything'. The theory of everything is a hypothetical framework explaining all known physical phenomena in the universe. Basically there are a set of scientific rules that explain very large objects (relativity) and there are another set of understandings (quantum mechanics) which 'explains' how very... Continue Reading →

Stand in the light

In my garden there is a gift. This gift is a beech hedge. Every season it gives us some new joy but I think it glows brightest in autumn. Having changed my header photo to reflect the season, I thought I'd just put up a poem in honour of trees  and all they give us/teach... Continue Reading →

Finding God… but to a deadline

I really enjoyed yesterday's story about the Large Hadron Collider. Apparently after investing 'Mega-Enormous-Huge' amounts of money trying to find the 'God Particle' (Higgs bosun) scientists have announced that if they if haven't found it by the end of next year, it doesn't exist! To my untrained, unscientific ears this sounded very odd. What if... Continue Reading →

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