June 30, 2010 We have no adequate theory for why our universe is complex. Indeed, I will say that we can have no such complete theory.
June 22, 2010 Why is the universe complex? Stuart Kauffman argues it's because of broken symmetries.
June 15, 2010 Why Is The Universe Complex?.
June 10, 2010 Discrete Space, General Relativity, Dark Matter And The Casimir Effect.
June 4, 2010 The answer is surprisingly unclear.
Using the Hubble telescope, it took NASA scientists eight years to get a measurement of the expanding universe. This spiral galaxy -- NGC 4603 -- was the most distant galaxy helpful to the study.
May 28, 2010 Does a cosmological constant exist?
May 21, 2010 Stuart Kauffman is beginning to think of a dualism, Res Extensa and Res Potentia. It cannot kill us, he says, to think about it and it may be important.
May 17, 2010 Work on the origin of life is rapidly entering a phase of significant scientific progress.
May 10, 2010 Agents do. But when they do they introduce values and the strain between "ought" and "is."
May 3, 2010 Galileo Now: Eating of the Tree Of Knowledge
April 26, 2010 By Stuart Kauffman
Lloyd Blankfein, head of Goldman Sachs' revolving door with the U.S. government, is not alone. "Everyone was doing it." We know more and more of the squalid facts, from fattened Moody's questionable AAA ratings, to dollar per...
April 23, 2010 The becoming of the biosphere, the econosphere, and history are all stories of ever new opportunities, or possibilities, enabled ever by what already is, that enable what next comes to be. We need to learn to think in a new way.
April 21, 2010 In quiet desperation, I try to imagine how the universe and its laws could have emerged from nothing. Nothing, that is, but an ontologically real Possible. This is a creation myth.
Perhaps it will open new avenues of thought.
April 16, 2010 By Stuart Kauffman
We've heard much of it: Mortgage backed securities i.e. bonds, touted as spreading the risk for high-risk, would-be home owners to abet home owning, but relieving the lending banks of the risk of default by off loading that ris...
April 7, 2010 I propose a new theory based on the mind-brain system as a quantum-cohering-decohering-recohering system and Shor's quantum error correction theorem that may help explain the role of the conscious quantum observer in the mighty Quantum Measurement...
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