Do Scientists Pray? Einstein Had a Response

Unlike the forwards you receive from your gullible older relatives, it turns out Albert Einstein did have something to say about religion, at least regarding prayer. In response to a young girl’s letter to him in which she asked, “Do scientists pray?” Einstein said this: Scientists believe that every occurrence, including the affairs of human [Read More...]

Should Creationism Ever be a Firing Offense?

David Coppedge had a job most computer experts would kill for. He worked for NASA as a computer specialist, as a team leader on the Cassini mission, oriented towards the exploration of Saturn. Coppedge is also a Creationist, though, and he claims that this got him fired after 15 years on the job. Of course, [Read More...]

Jeff Flake Will Decide What Is and Isn’t Science, Thank You Very Much

Nearly missed by the Beltway media, a tiny little amendment was brought to the House floor on May 9th by Rep. Jeff Flake of Arizona. Here’s what the gentleman suggested should be law: None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to carry out the functions of the Political Science Program [Read More...]

We Are Stardust in the Highest Exalted Way

Neil deGrasse Tyson was born to be autotuned: You know, for someone who doesn’t call himself an atheist, he’s kind of awesome… (via melodysheep) [Read more...]

In Case You Wanted to Know More About the Higgs Boson…

Watch this and learn something. And by “learn something,” I mean “my head hurts from Science but it feels so good”: (via PhD Comics) [Read more...]


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