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The Resource The wonder of the universe : hints of God in our fine-tuned world, Karl W. Giberson

The wonder of the universe : hints of God in our fine-tuned world, Karl W. Giberson

Label
The wonder of the universe : hints of God in our fine-tuned world
Title
The wonder of the universe
Title remainder
hints of God in our fine-tuned world
Statement of responsibility
Karl W. Giberson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Karl Giberson takes us on a guided tour of planets and protons, galaxies and gamma rays. We discover that if gravity were slightly stronger, neutrons a tiny bit lighter, the size of our sun somewhat larger or a dozen other factors altered by fractions, there would be no life. The author shows that for many observers, even those who do not embrace religious faith, all of this looks suspiciously like the expression of a grand plan--a cosmic architecture capable of both supporting life such as ours, and inspiring observersto seek out hints of a creator. --from publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Giberson, Karl
Dewey number
261.5/5
Index
index present
LC call number
  • BL240.3
  • BL240.3
LC item number
  • .G54 2012
  • .G54 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religion and science
  • Cosmology
Label
The wonder of the universe : hints of God in our fine-tuned world, Karl W. Giberson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [204]-214) and index
Contents
Introduction : Following the evidence where it leads -- Learning to read the book of nature : the beginning of science -- A wonderful world : science learns to walk -- Learning to see the universe : science learns to run -- The wonder of the cosmos : how the universe got a history -- Living on a Goldilocks planet : why the earth is such a great place to live -- Monkeying with the physics : the wonder of the world within the world -- Interlude : Crossing the uncertain bridge : can we get from science to religion? -- Is this the "best of all possible worlds"? : The design of design arguments -- Following the evidence : is there purpose in the universe? -- Cautious optimism : the real scoop on the fine-tuning of the universe -- It's a wonderful world
Control code
sky245713400
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
216 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780830838196
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011051593
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
The wonder of the universe : hints of God in our fine-tuned world, Karl W. Giberson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [204]-214) and index
Contents
Introduction : Following the evidence where it leads -- Learning to read the book of nature : the beginning of science -- A wonderful world : science learns to walk -- Learning to see the universe : science learns to run -- The wonder of the cosmos : how the universe got a history -- Living on a Goldilocks planet : why the earth is such a great place to live -- Monkeying with the physics : the wonder of the world within the world -- Interlude : Crossing the uncertain bridge : can we get from science to religion? -- Is this the "best of all possible worlds"? : The design of design arguments -- Following the evidence : is there purpose in the universe? -- Cautious optimism : the real scoop on the fine-tuning of the universe -- It's a wonderful world
Control code
sky245713400
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
216 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780830838196
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011051593
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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