Cosmos, BIOS, Theos: Scientists Reflect on Science, God, and the Origins of the Universe, Life, and Homo Sapiens

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The Origin of the Universe Can Be Described
Scientifically as a Miracle
Professor Herbert Uhlig
Born 3 March 1907
Ph.D. in chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1932; he has been awarded professional honors by the Electrochemical Society, the Institute of Corrosion Science and Technology of Great Britain, and the National Association of Corrosion Engineers; the Corrosion Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is named in his honor
Professor Emeritus in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Areas of specialization and accomplishments: research on corrosion and oxidation of metals, nature and source of corrosion resistance exhibited by stainless steels and other corrosion resistant metals and alloys, effect of chemical environments on fracture of metals, metallurgical evidence regarding origin of meteorites; works include Corrosion and Corrosion Control,1963
Professor Uhlig on:

the origin of the universe: “The origin of the universe can be desribed scientifically as a miracle. A scientific miracle is here defined as a natural event having a very small probability of happening”.

the origin of life: Can be similarly described as a miracle.

the origin of Homo sapiens: Evolution of the original simple living cell or cells.

God: “Faith in the concept of a God … is essential to … ultimate survival of the human race”.

1 What do you think should be the relationship between religion and science?

Both represent the truth. Science, being relatively recent to human experience, is gradually approaching, by different routes, the conclusions reached previously through religous sources.

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