Zeeya Merali asks a good question: If God desired to send us a message, how would He do it?
Roger Penrose, one of the preeminent physicists of our day, envisions that the universe is eternally expanding.
The critics, including Ethan Siegel, appear to see Meyer much like Voldemort in the Harry Potter series.
What can we infer about the cause of the universe, about what brought it into being?
The Big Bang theory also gives us an age for the universe. The latest estimate, based on several cosmological observations, is 13.80 +/- 0.02 billion years.