Natural Philosophy

This is not the first time in recent ages that I’ve ripped the plaster off this debate and it’s with good reason that I do now. Goad the wounds looking for answers on any question and any amount of people will offer a solution. But the greatness of those solutions is never accepted by all. Scientists do not have all the answers and nor should they pretend to. Those who eschew science in favour of the mystics should likewise sit back down, well… because they just should. The humanities choose not to ask the same questions asked by the others, but does not mean they cannot be involved here. Continue reading “Natural Philosophy”

Heads Up!

Dara O’Brien and Brian Cox dealt us fun tonight as BBC’s Stargazing Live hit primetime. An unusual combo, I admit, but there is much to pay attention to. The series kicks off with humour and facts… lots of facts. It’s nice to be told about the principal moons of Jupiter and I really like the details about each. they are personalities. Anyway… I’m going to think about the best bits and how these feed our ability to teach properly. Continue reading “Heads Up!”