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The Principle of Universality and What it Can Teach Us about "God."

Physicist James Trefil. His writings have been praised for bringing the complexities of modern science to the general reader. One of his best-known books, Meditations At Sunset, won wide praise for his ability to explain the wonders of the physical world in ways the layman can comprehend. His other books include The Moment of Creation and Meditations at 10,000 Feet. His latest book, Reading The Mind of God, explores the sequence of events that led to the discovery of universality - the principle that the laws of nature on earth apply throughout the universe.


Other segments from the episode on August 31, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 31, 1989: Interview with James Trefil; Interview with Herk Harvey and John Clifford; Interview with Peter Rainer.


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