What are tachyons?

Tachyons are hypothetical particles resulting from what physicists call a thought experiment. Back in the 1960s, some physicists wondered what would happen if matter could travel faster than the speed of light, something that is supposed to be impossible according to the Theory of Relativity. So these particles may or may not exist because they […]

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The futility of Islamophobia

What Islam is going through right now is not at all different from the process of reformation that Christianity underwent during the 16th century. Those who are so impatient with reform would do well to read that history. The First Amendment to the Constitution of the US is unique in the world. Other than religious […]

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The Fascinating Origins of Religion — and Why It’s Deeply Intertwined With Violence

The relationship between warfare and religion is infinitely more complex than most of us realize. By Karen Armstrong / Knopf Publishing Photo Credit: imagedb.com/Shutterstock.com Excerpted from Fields of Blood by Karen Armstrong. Copyright © 2014 by Karen Armstrong. Excerpted by permission of Random House Audio, a division of Random House LLC. All rights reserved. No part of […]

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