The Mystery of Cosmological Constants: Evidence for the Existence of God?
Wednesday 6:30pm September 30th at the Harvard Faculty Club, The Cambridge Roundtable on Science & Religion dinner and discussion will feature Professor Walter Bradley* and Dr. Randy Isaac** addressing The Mystery of Cosmological Constants: Evidence for the Existence of God?* Cosmological constants provide evidence for, though not proof of, the existence of God. ** Cosmological constants do not provide scientific evidence for or against the existence of God. As always, our presenters will speak for only 15 minutes each, followed by discussion over dinner at tables of 6 each (with seat assignments designed to provide a diversity of discussion partners), and concluding with time for questions and comments directed to our presenters. Walter Bradley: Baylor University Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, (retired); Texas A&M Dept. Head for the largest Mechanical Engineering Dept. in the United States. Professor Bradley has received more than $7 million in research funding and has published more than 150 refereed technical papers and book chapters. He was honored by the American Society for Materials as an elected Fellow in 1993, and the Society of Plastics Engineers honored Professor Bradley with a career-contributions award as the Educator of the Year for the US, Canada, and England in 2011. Randy Isaac: Executive Director of the American Scientific Affiliation, a network of Christians in the sciences; Vice President (retired), Science and Technology, for the IBM Research Division where he had worldwide responsibility for semiconductor, packaging, and communications technologies. Dr. Isaac’s Doctorate is in Physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He joined IBM in 1977 at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center at Yorktown as a Research Staff Member in silicon technology. Dr. Isaac is a Senior Member of IEEE, a Fellow of the American Physical Society, a member of the AAAS, and a Fellow of the American Scientific Affiliation.
The Roundtable is by invitation only. If you have questions or comments, please reach Roundtable Coordinator Dave Thom at his MIT office at 617-258-7333 in W11-004 and at email@example.com
The Cambridge Roundtable on Science & Religion is co-chaired by:
- Owen Gingerich, Astronomy and History of Science (Emeritus), Harvard University
- Robert Randolph, Chaplain to the Institute and Dean, MIT
- Roundtable Coordinator: David Thom, Associate Chaplain, MIT