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Stuart Kerr Dr. Henderson 0723219 English 135 Summary of: Can Science Solve the Riddle of Existance? By John Horgan For decades scientists have searched endlessly for life elsewhere in the universe and tried to create life manually in laboratories. The longer scientists work on these projects the more improbable life on earth seems. Only recently, in terms of earth’s existence, have organisms larger than a single cell evolved into life. Many scientists believe that it was inevitable that creatures as smart as humans would eventually evolve through natural selection. However biologist Stephen Jay Gould for one believes that “if the great experiment of life were re-run a million
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Unformatted text preview: times over, chances are that it would never again give rise mammals.” The improbability of our being is what makes our creation so hard to understand. In the face of this some researchers still believe that man will decipher the mystery of our creation. Chemist, Peter Atkins, even claims that we will soon answer all of life’s mysteries through science. Horgan is in disagreeance however, and is sure “the ultimate question: How did something come from nothing?” will never be answered. Word Count: 170...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ENGL 135 taught by Professor Henderson during the Spring '08 term at University of Victoria.

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