"By "mass extinction" do you mean the loss of species variation or do you mean a massive die-off which could end civilization? The human population growth is certainly reducing the number of species, and this process has been going on for…"
"I assume that both of your questions were answered.
You mentioned that you were about to about to install SnowLeopard. I just switched to SnowLeopard last month, and there are some problems. The one that upsets me is that you could loose your OCR…"
"If you didn't add any Public Domain software on your Mac, then I can't explain how your Quicktime 7.6.4 was able to play .flv files. If you added some Public Domain software, check if you added Perian, you can see it in System Preferences…"
"I think Quicktime 10 in SnowLeopard, OSX 10.6, will play .flv files. The older Quicktime 7 in Leopard, OSX 10.5 may need a special support file called a Codec. There is a Codec for each multimedia format. Quicktime comes packaged with Codecs for…"
There's an interesting discussion at the "ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN" group, about how the Universe was created from Nothing with quantum fluctuations.Fans of Doug Adams might be reminded of the Infinite Improbability Drive and just how much of the Hitchhiker's Guide was based on real physics.See More
"So far the discussion was on WHAT was said; I was more impressed by WHO said it.
This video introduced me to Larry Krauss. I was so impressed by his talk that I looked him up on the Web and discovered that he wrote several books explaining Physics…"
We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.
Welcome to this excellent site whose members recognise that religion is nothing but a fraud, and God and gods are only fictions and superstitions in the minds of the credulous.
Terry Meaden (physicist;60+) originator of the busy group
"ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Earth, Humankind, Fossils, Religion, Evolution, Darwin..." with its over 200 discussion topics.
We talk about the world’s great questions including how life and humans, religion and faith, and everything else began.