Examining Complexity and Design in the Universe...



  • "I find it quite improbable that such order came out of chaos. There has to be some organizing principle. God to me is a mystery but is the explanation for the miracle of existence, why there is something instead of nothing."

    Alan Sandage winner of the Crawford prize in astronomy
  • "A common sense interpretation of the facts suggests that a super-intellect has monkeyed with physics, as well as with chemistry and biology, and that there are no blind forces worth speaking about in nature. The numbers one calculates from the facts seem to me so overwhelming as to put this conclusion almost beyond question."

    Fred Hoyle British astrophysicist
  • "It now seems to me that the findings of more than fifty years of DNA research have provided materials for a new and enormously powerful argument to design."

    Antony Flew Professor of Philosophy, former atheist, author, and debater
  • "If the Universe had not been made with the most exacting precision we could never have come into existence. It is my view that these circumstances indicate the universe was created for man to live in."

    John O'Keefe astronomer at NASA
  • "As we survey all the evidence, the thought insistently arises that some supernatural Agency must be involved.

    George Greenstein astronomer
  • "Astronomy leads us to a unique event, a universe which was created out of nothing, one with the very delicate balance needed to provide exactly the conditions required to permit life, and one which has an underlying (one might say 'supernatural') plan."

    Arno Penzias Nobel prize in physics
  • "I would say the universe has a purpose. It's not there just somehow by chance."

    Roger Penrose mathematician and author
  • "When confronted with the order and beauty of the universe and the strange coincidences of nature, it's very tempting to take the leap of faith from science into religion. I am sure many physicists want to. I only wish they would admit it."

    Tony Rothman physicist
  • "The exquisite order displayed by our scientific understanding of the physical world calls for the divine."

    Vera Kistiakowsky MIT physicist
  • "For the scientist who has lived by his faith in the power of reason, the story ends like a bad dream. He has scaled the mountains of ignorance; he is about to conquer the highest peak; as he pulls himself over the final rock, he is greeted by a band of theologians (Rabbis) who have been sitting there for centuries."

    Robert Jastrow self-proclaimed agnostic



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