The Big Bang didn't need God to set it off

09/11/2013 16:01

by Stephen Hawking

The Big Bang and the subsequent expansion of the Universe did not need God to set it off, theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking suggested to an audience in California this week. A combination of quantum theory and the theory of relativity would a better explain our existence than divine intervention, he told a packed auditorium at the California Institute of Technology. And he suggested that turning to the dark side could illuminate fundamental questions about how the Universe began. [Read more] ...