Rick’s Picks: Questioning the Universe with Stephen Hawking


Rick’s Picks: Questioning the Universe with Stephen Hawking

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In keeping with the theme of TED2008, professor Stephen Hawking asks some Big Questions about our universe — How did the universe begin? How did life begin? Are we alone? — and discusses how we might go about answering them.

Check it out on Ted: http://www.ted.com/talks/stephen_hawking_asks_big_questions_about_the_universe


  • Rev. Larry Lepper

    Here is an outstanding presentation of Dr. Hawking’s approach dealing with questions about the universe. His presentation is one that raises many questions about how we got here. Many fundamentalist Christians insist that creation occurred in one instant, resisting scientific proof that creation involved evolution. God is able to create at his own speed. Do flowers grow the moment they are planted? We are limiting our understanding of God by stating ‘this is the way God works’.