The Universe Next Door
Reviewed by Matt Adcock
Einstein said "The most incomprehensible thing about the universe,
is that it is comprehensible..."
Some of the ideas stretch the imagination - others make you shake your head and mutter 'nutbag' under your breath but all of them are worth reading if you're even remotely interested in the origin of our planet, time, space etc...
Sample paragraph: "Humanity is unlikely to be alone in making this decision. For if, as Harrison suggests, our Universe was designed by life specifically so that it would give rise to life, then it is likely that other intelligences in other galaxies will sooner or later face a similar dilemma. Which prompts a rather obvious question. Where are the other intelligences? So far, we know of only one example of biology: our own."