Tuesday 25 July 2017

No design in our universe

Sir -- Religious believers have long seen evidence of a designer in the complexity of the natural world and the apparent fine tuning of the universe.

That notion was shaken by Charles Darwin, who demonstrated that evolution by natural selection accounted fully for the origin of species.

And now the most famous British physicist since Isaac Newton is suggesting how the universe could likewise have come into being from nothing without any need for supernatural intervention.

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