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Are we alone in the universe? Paul Davies & John Lennox
- Justin Brierley presents the faith discussion programme 'Unbelievable?' on Premier Christian Radio. View all resources by Justin Brierley
Are we alone in the universe?
Paul Davies & John Lennox
In his Premier Christian Radio programme Unbelievable?, transmitted on 17th April 2009, Justin Brierley and his guests discussed the question "Are We Alone in the Universe?".
What does it take for life to get going in our universe? Is there intelligence in the stars or right under our nose? Renowned astrophysicist Paul Davies chats to Oxford Professor of Mathematics John Lennox.
A popular science author, Davies is also the Chair of the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI) post-detection task force. His latest book "The Eerie Silence" which marks SETI's 50th anniversary examines the likelihood of the universe producing life elsewhere.
John Lennox is a Christian Mathematician and philosopher. He is the author of "God's Undertaker: has science buried God?" and has debated Richard Dawkins on several occasions.
Davies' work on the fine tuning of the universe for life has been sympathetic to theism. In this programme, Lennox challenges Davies to look to design not just in cosmology but in the cell. They also chat about what the discovery of ET would mean for Christian theology.
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