Special Report

The Big Bang Debate

There is not a much bigger question than “Where did the universe come from?” and the theory of origins called the “big bang” has become the dominant answer to that most fundamental question. But giving the event a name simply frames a new question: What happened before the big bang?

The Big Bang: Science or Scientism?

Dan Cloer

Eric J. Lerner has written and done extensive research in the field of cosmology. It is on this subject that Vision recently interviewed him.

Getting Past the Big Bang, Part 2: Alternative Views

Alternative Views

Dan Cloer

We now possess the means of exploring many of the great questions of our place in the universe. But will we find the answers we’re looking for?

Theory or Sleight of Hand?

Theory or Sleight of Hand?

Dan Cloer

The term “theory” in science is lavished only on ideas that appear to have predictive power. But is this like performing a magician’s secret-number trick?

Origin of the Universe Theories

Crunch Time

Dan Cloer

The most confounding question that arises from the big bang theory is a simple one: if the big bang is the origin of the universe, what happened before?