What can we infer about the cause of the universe, about what brought it into being?
Perhaps the publisher, Cambridge University Press, thought the title might help sales with a younger, hipper generation.
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?
Dyson was careful to take an open-minded approach: not fully endorsing design, yet not rejecting it either.
It sound like an anachronistic political endorsement, but it’s true: the Kepler spacecraft is supporting Michael Denton’s fine-tuning campaign with large contributions of data.