The Religion of Physics IV: What is “Scientific Evidence?”

All quotes, unless otherwise noted, are by Stephen Hawking from his book A Brief History of Time. "A theory is a good theory if it satisfies two requirements: It must accurately describe a large class of observations on the basis of a model that contains only a few arbitrary elements, and it must make definite... Continue Reading →

The Religion of Physics II: The High Priest Pontificates

"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special."1 Stephen Hawking "There is a fundamental difference between religion, which is based on authority and science, which is based on observation and reason. Science will win,... Continue Reading →

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