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|Explains how the far-reaching discoveries of physics are revolutionizing our world and, in particular, throwing light on many of the questions formerly posed by religion, such as: Why is there a universe? Where did we come from? What is life? How is the world organized?|
|Publisher||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Date of Publication||25/10/1990|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Country of Publication||United Kingdom|
|Imprint||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Content Note||bibliography, index|
|Format Details||B-format paperback|
|Table Of Contents||Science and religion in a changing world; genesis; did God create the universe?; what is life? - Holism vs reductionism; mind and soul; the self; the quantum factor; time; free will and determinism; the fundamental structure of matter; accident or design?; black holes and cosmic chaos; miracles; the end of the universe; is the universe a free lunch ?; the physicist's conception of nature.|
|Author Biography||Paul Davies is an internationally acclaimed physicist, writer and broadcaster, now based in South Australia. He is the author of some twenty award-winning books, including About Time and The Fifth Miracle: The Search for the Origin of Life.|