The Goldilocks Enigma

The Goldilocks Enigma

Why Is the Universe Just Right for Life?

Book - 2008
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The Goldilocks Enigmais Paul Davies' spectacular and eagerly awaited return to cosmology. Here he tackles all the 'big questions' and introduces the latest discoveries that have allowed scientists to piece together the story of the universe in unprecedented detail. And he explains why, despite all this, cosmologists are more divided than ever. Why is everything just right for life on earth? And how have we tried to explain this? How has belief shaped the scientific debate? What do we really know about our place in the universe? Paul Davies decodes the real science and gets to the very heart of our understanding of the universe.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Mariner Books, 2008
ISBN: 9780713998832
0713998830
9780547053585
Branch Call Number: 523.1 DAV
Characteristics: xiv, 315 p. : ill. ; 21 cm

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Schaugaard1
Oct 16, 2017

I read this book a few years ago after hearing about it while reading a book by Anthony Flew. If you have heard about Flew this book explains some of the ideas about why he changed his mind. I am now ready to read this book again. The ideas explained in the book are much discussed in scientific circles.

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naturalist
Dec 12, 2012

If things were different, they would not be the same
Paul Davies: twenty-fifth recipient of the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion, which he received on May 3, 1995
and,
“The latest silly stuff from Paul Davies” from Rationally Speaking December, 2007
http://rationallyspeaking.blogspot.ca/2007/12/latest-silly-stuff-from-paul-davies.html

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