Eco, Ego, Eros
Tam Hunt is trained as a lawyer and biologist and has studied philosophy for decades. He is a renewable energy consultant and lawyer by day, and avid reader by night. He also teaches part-time at UCSB's Bren School of Environmental Science & Management. He lives in Santa Barbara, plays tennis, and strums a guitar occasionally.
A conversation with Tim Eastman. Read story.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
How can it be that the majority of physicists today believe that time is an illusion? Well, that’s a good story and Lee Smolin’s new book, Time Reborn, delves into this story in detail. Read story.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Hugo Award winner and working scientist David Brin first hooked me as a teenager almost 30 years ago when I read his Uplift series of novels. Read story.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Exploring the ways in which mind influences matter. Read story.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Christof Koch, for the past 27 years a professor of cognitive and behavioral biology at Caltech, but who has now moved to be the chief scientific officer of the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle, is a lifelong reductionist. Read story.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
A conversation with Jayant Narlikar about the quasi steady-state cosmology. Read story.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
The one certainty in physics is this: Our physical theories will continue to change over time. Read story.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Interview with biophysicist and author Mae-Wan Ho. Read story.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
How Obama should tackle climate change and energy independence in his second term. Read story.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
I'd sleep in a wet sleeping bag in Yosemite in winter again, anytime. Read story.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Buddhism is appealing for a number of reasons to the growing spiritual-but-not-religious crowd. Read story.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
The big debate in politics is, and has always been, about the appropriate size and role of government. Read story.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Talking dark matter with Robert Kirshner, author and PhD advisor to two Nobel Prize winners. Read story.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
When is war justified? How much authority should presidents have to wage war? These questions and more are addressed in The Emergency State, a new book by David C. Unger, former foreign policy editorial writer for The New York Times. Read story.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
What the heck is the Higgs boson, has it really been found, and why should we care? Read story.