Conditions on Earth, the laws of physics, are not only fine-tuned for the survival of intelligent beings, they are fine-tuned for the development of technology.
As it happens, these are all themes that are developed with great rigor and depth in Center for Science & Culture director Stephen Meyer’s next book.
In 2001, Hawking gave a talk at the Seattle Opera House and Discovery Institute was among several organizations co-sponsoring the event.
He asked poignantly in A Brief History of Time, “What is it that breathes fire into the equations and makes a universe for them to describe?”
Recently, there was the increasing sense that he was being exploited by the media for his brilliant reputation.