The Privileged Planet, Earth's Origin, Accident or Design
A Scientific Documentary on the Planet Earth, The Origin and Specific Placement. For centuries scientists and philosophers have marveled at an eerie coincidence. Mathematics, a creation of human reason, can predict the nature of the universe, a fact physicist Eugene Wigner referred to as the 'unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics in the physical sciences.' In the last three decades astronomers and cosmologists have noticed another, seemingly unrelated, mystery.