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A fine response to Stephen Hawking

Back in September last year, Professor Stephen Hawking, probably the world’s best known scientist, attracted front page headlines across the world by claiming in his book ‘The Grand Design’ to have ruled out God as the reason for the existence … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking and the denial of God

The cover story on the front page of The Times (behind a paywall, alas) yesterday was: ‘Hawking: God did not create Universe’. The story was based on extracts from Professor Stephen Hawking’s new book, The Grand Design, which is due to … Continue reading

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A fundamental limit on observation

I got hooked on amateur astronomy at the age of 16 when I bought my first pair of binoculars. Thankfully I still have them and they are in very good nick. I gave them to my nine-year-old son last night and pointed him in … Continue reading

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