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WATCH: John Oliver's Interview With Stephen Hawking Is Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 06.16.2014 | Science

Stephen Hawking can hold his own among physicists, sure. But he's also pretty comfortable going one-on-one with comedians. Just check out this new ...

WATCH: Hawking Weighs In On Space Exploration

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 03.19.2014 | Science

NEW YORK — Ambitious plans to carry humans far beyond Earth were at the forefront of the Explorers Club Annual Dinner here Saturday night (March 15...

Legendary Physicist Disappointed By Higgs Boson

LiveScience | Denise Chow | Posted 11.16.2013 | Science

The discovery of the once-elusive Higgs boson particle after a decades-long hunt is widely regarded as a major breakthrough, but legendary physicist...

Hawking Speaks Out About Assisted Suicide

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2013 | Science

LONDON (Reuters) - British cosmologist Stephen Hawking has backed the right for people who are terminally ill to choose to end their lives and to rece...

Stephen Hawking Makes Shocking Confession

Newser | Posted 07.29.2013 | Science

(NEWSER) – If his first wife had listened to doctors' advice in 1985, most people might never have heard of Stephen Hawking. ...

Confusion As Hawking Pulls Out Of Israeli Conference

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, May 8 (Reuters) - British cosmologist Stephen Hawking has pulled out of a prestigious Israeli conference, giving conflicting reasons on W...

Some Ado About Nothing

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 06.24.2012 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

The theological agenda is such discussions is clear: There must be an eternal being to account for the appearance of temporary things like our universe.

Are We The Reason For The Universe's Existence? The Anthropic Principle Reconsidered

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 03.18.2012 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

Indeed, the Universe, as science has revealed it, bears little resemblance to the description of Divine creation in various Scriptures.

If Infinity Is The Devil, What Is God?

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 06.06.2011 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

If the universe harbors an endless sea of bubbles like ours, in every conceivable variation, then there can be no meaning to it all. Infinity won't allow it.

Hawking's Speculation: Everything Happens

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

Stephen Hawking is talking about God again, and his new book has the champions of atheism all excited. Hawking's grand claims are indeed based on science -- sort of.

Stephen Hawking to God: Your Services Are No Longer Needed; God to Hawking: You So Don't Get Who I Am

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

Authentic faith does not depend on traditional creation stories. "Faith" is a vague term, but I suggest it has two essential characteristics: it is a belief that ultimately some good will come of it all, and while its components may be reshaped by evidence it is a belief that transcends the evidence.

Hawking's Controversial Comments Skyrocket Sales

TheBookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A storm of publicity regarding The Grand Design (Bantam Press) ensued after Hawking's assertion that God did not create the Universe made the front of...

New 'Holographic' Physics Theory Challenges Our Metaphysical Presuppositions

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Clay Farris Naff

If the theory and evidence agree, we are like Na'vi in the 3-D version of Avatar -- mere images ignorant of our own flatness.