Tag: A Fortunate Universe
Salt of the Earth Regulates Habitability
A planet needs more than location in a habitable zone. It needs the right ingredients, and salt has a surprising role.
Intelligent Design and Cosmic Fine-Tuning
In combination, the factors mentioned here and in my last two posts constrain the “cosmic habitable age” to narrower dimensions.
Book Excerpt: The Big Bang and the Fine-Tuned Universe
What can we infer about the cause of the universe, about what brought it into being?
Recommended Reading: A Handbook of the Big Bang
Perhaps the publisher, Cambridge University Press, thought the title might help sales with a younger, hipper generation.
Are Cosmic and Planetary Fine-Tuning Constant?
The stability of atoms, stars, and people depends on finely tuned physical laws and constants in the local universe. But are they fixed throughout space and time?