Introduction In an earlier article, we explained how there is a wide-reaching consensus among physicists that the universe is finely-tuned. Fine-tuning means that the universe’s initial conditions and physical laws permit life, while even tiny changes in their nature or calibrations would make it impossible for life to really get going. In that article’s conclusion, […]
Science and religion. Friends or foes? The two fields have been in an intellectual and experimental dance since time immemorial, and still the curtains haven’t been drawn on the subject. Will there ever be reconciliation between the two? The criticism at present (and for some time) is that religion no longer produces visible results. This […]
By Hamaad Khan This series will explore the relationship between religion and science, discussing whether the two are compatible or mutually contradictory. The articles in this series will touch upon various strands of science, and discuss whether our modern age of advancements has strengthened or weakened the case for God. Today we know more about […]
Introduction Our universe is remarkable. It is filled with immense displays of cosmic beauty, from the nebulae that give birth to stars, to the end of stars in dazzling supernovae. Yet by far the most remarkable fact of our universe is the existence of life itself. Our consciousness, born from the loins of the universe, […]
Another day, another verse of the Quran corroborated by empirical science. This time, the precise wording of the Quran has been reiterated (unknowingly) in the actual conclusion of the study.
Last Friday, acclaimed British astronaut Tim Peake spoke at Peterborough Cathedral about the possibility that the universe was designed. While doing a tour with the space capsule that brought him back to Earth in 2016, The Times reports Peake as stating: “Although I say I’m not religious it doesn’t necessarily mean that I don’t […]
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