Sep 4, 2022

Was the universe made for us?

Posted by in categories: alien life, chemistry, physics

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In this video I explain how the argument that the universe is finetuned for life works, why it’s wrong, how the mistake happens, and what that means for the existence of god and the multiverse.

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Some references for constants of nature that are nothing like our own yet give rise to complex chemistry.

Roni Harnik, Graham D. Kribs, and Gilad Perez.
A universe without weak interactions.
Phys. Rev. D 74, 035006 (2006)

Fred C. Adams, Evan Grohs.
Stellar helium burning in other universes: A solution to the triple alpha fine-tuning problem.
Astroparticle Physics, 87 (2017)

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