The universe did not begin with a cosmic snow globe, or an accident at the CERN accelerator. It had to begin with Georges Lemaître’s “Cosmic Egg.”
How can you be certain, for instance, that you, horned lizards, and brook trout share a common chordate ancestor?
In 2011, Sean Carroll wrote an essay on why — from a science perspective — our minds must be extinguished at death
“If cosmic inflation and quantum field theory are both correct, then the Multiverse arises as an inevitable consequence of the two.”
Adam Frank (University of Rochester) interviewed fellow astrophysicist Avi Loeb (Harvard) about the future possibility of detecting “techno-signatures” from space.