Dr. Schaefer Part Three
Stephen Hawking investigates singularties, Black Holes and the begining of the universe.
Related story about scary black holes. Stephen Hawking talks about what would happen if a person entered a black hole.
All evidence for Black Holes is indirect.
Hawking’s PHD thesis is his most famous work. Doesn’t have his Nobel prize yet.
Told the story of Hawking and his wife, Jane Wild, who is a committed Christian. And, Hawking’s battle with ALS brought reality to his life.
A Briefer History of Time is more up to date and more readable.
Music to Move the Stars by Jane Wild (About Their life together)
The main character of A Brief History of Time: God, Hawking tries to stay on the scientific border of this question.
Hawking is adament that he is not an Atheist and believes the question is open. “Christianity is not incomptabile with science, if it was, Newton would never have discovered the law of gravity.” QUote from Hawking
Hawking’s search for the grand reunification theory. Gravity and Quantum Mechanics.
Hawking likes St. Augustine. “Time is only a property of the universe God created. He knew what he was doing when He set it up.”
Oscilating theory of the universe. Gouth put an end to it by showing the impossiblity of the bouncing universe. And, expansion of the universe is excelerating, which means it will never come back.
“Biology made me do it” (become a Christian). Don Page, Stephen Hawking’s research student and closest friend. “The beauty principle (Ockham’s razor better theory is the simplest) is a reflection the simplicity of the Gospel”.
Rick Smalley, father of nanotechnology, tough character, colorful life, wives, mistresses, “Smalley takes no prisoners in his scientific investigation”. Notorious atheist. Highly critical of Christianity.
“Recently I have gone back to church regularly with a new focus to understand as best I can what it is that makes CHristianity so vital and powerful in the lives of billions of people. Although I suspect I will never fully understand, I know think the answer is very simple: It’s true.” Rick Smalley
Big bang represents a powerful but carefully controlled release of matter and energy.
A creator msut exist
Ripples point to ex nihlio event
Creator must have awesome power and loving in the elegance of the universe.
Creator is just from human beings.
Human beings fall short of that standard and moral law.
Creator made a way to rescue us from our failings.
If we trust our lives to the rescuer, Jesus Christ, we will