Saturday, November 29, 2008
Monday, November 24, 2008
Saturday, November 22, 2008
Call it a fluke, a mystery, a miracle. Or call it the biggest problem in physics. Short of invoking a benevolent creator, many physicists see only one possible explanation: Our universe may be but one of perhaps infinitely many universes in an inconceivably vast multiverse. Most of those universes are barren, but some, like ours, have conditions suitable for life.
The idea is controversial. Critics say it doesn’t even qualify as a scientific theory because the existence of other universes cannot be proved or disproved. Advocates argue that, like it or not, the multiverse may well be the only viable nonreligious explanation for what is often called the “fine-tuning problem”—the baffling observation that the laws of the universe seem custom-tailored to favor the emergence of life.From a really amazing article in the latest Discover magazine...read it all here
Thursday, November 20, 2008
And here's the Sutherland original...
Did you know?: Sutherland created Wemic (lion-centaurs). In D&D, not in real-life (though man, wouldn't that be something!)
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
--The Shadow over Innsmouth
Friday, November 14, 2008