NASA is right to pay homage to the living for the first time
Parker set to probe the sunNASATRADITION has been broken. NASA last week named one of its missions, a sun-skimming spacecraft, after a living scientist for the first time. The Parker Solar Probe honours Eugene Parker, a retired US astrophysicist about to turn 90 years old. Earlier examples – Hubble, Planck, Fermi and Chandrasekhar – have all been named...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark