cosmology

Philosophy Talk: Could the laws of physics ever change?

Aug 11, 2017

The laws of physics determine how things in the cosmos change. But what would happen if the laws themselves changed?


Philosophy Talk: The Space-Time Continuum

Apr 4, 2017

Are Space and Time two separate entities, or just different dimensions of one thing? And what difference does that make?


Philosophy Talk: The Mystery of the Multiverse

Oct 23, 2016
"Multiverse" by Tony Ibarra used under CC license

Could our universe be just one among an infinite number of universes in the multiverse?


Philosophy Talk: Dark matter and dark energy

Oct 7, 2016
"Dark Matter" by Sergio Pessolano used under CC license

Are dark matter and dark energy scientific fact or scientific theory -- and why would that matter?


Philosophy Talk: The Big Bang - Before and After

Aug 16, 2016
"AbstractBalls34 - The Big Bang" by Drag'n'Drop used under CC license

Does it even make sense to ask what happened before the Big Bang?


Science can explain what happens. But can it explain why anything happens at all?


Philosophy Talk asks about the Ancient Cosmos

Mar 15, 2016

How could the smartest, most observant people around believe for millennia that the sun and all the planets and stars all revolved around the Earth?


Is it just dumb luck that the universe has just the right settings to support life as we know it?