Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Lecture Video: Robert Hazen - The Scientific Quest for Life's Origins

by Salman Hameed

This was a fantastic lecture on one of the key areas of science-religion interactions. I actually agree with Robert Hazen that the question of origin(s) of life, while unresolved as yet, is a purely scientific question. He does a fantastic job of showing the break-down of different steps on the way from chemistry to biology on ancient Earth. The definite is not there yet, but the blueprint for investigation is there.

Here is the video and below is the Q and A. Apologies for the relatively dark video. We messed up on the video quality this time :(



And the Q&A:



2 comments:

Anonymous said...

So there IS an entity called 'life' in this physical universe. And what exactly IS it?

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