Eric J. Lerner has written and done extensive research in the field of cosmology. It is on this subject that Vision recently interviewed him.
We now possess the means of exploring many of the great questions of our place in the universe. But will we find the answers we’re looking for?
“Where did the universe come from?” The “big bang” theory has become the dominant answer to that question. But what happened before the big bang?
Is science opening the way to a new form of human spirituality that will transcend ancient ideas of a supernatural creator? Astronomer Nahum Arav seems to think so.
The term “theory” in science is lavished only on ideas that appear to have predictive power. But is this like performing a magician’s secret-number trick?
The most confounding question that arises from the big bang theory is a simple one: if the big bang is the origin of the universe, what happened before?
A table offers a simple way to outline some fundamental observations of cosmology, along with standard and alternative interpretations of each.