...Excerpts from the book:

A Brief History of Time

From the Big bang to Black Holes
Stephen W. Hawking

      Modern science has become so technical that only a very small number of specialists are able to master the mathematics used to describe them. Yet the basic ideas about the origin and fate of the universe can be stated without mathematics in a form that people without a scientific education can understand.

      Hawking embarks on a quest to answer Einstein's famous question about whether God had any choice in creating the universe........................Carl Sagan, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA.

      Albert Einstein once asked the question how much choice did God have in constructing the universe? If my proposal that the universe has no boundaries is correct, he had no freedom at all to choose how the universe began. He would only have had the freedom to choose the laws the universe obeyed.

      This however may not have been all that much of a choice.

      There may well be only one unified theory, that allows for the existence of creatures as complicated as human beings, who can investigate the laws of the universe and ask about the nature of God.

      However, if we do discover a complete theory, it should in time be understandable in broad principle by everyone, not just a few scientists. Then we shall all, philosophers, scientists, and just ordinary people, be able to take part in the discussion of the question of why it is that we and the universe exist.

      If we find the answer to that, it would be the ultimate triumph of human reason-for then we would know the mind of God...............

      Excerpts from the book A Brief History of Time, From the Big Bang to Black Holes by Stephen Hawking, a professor at the Cambridge University, UK., and the most famous theoretical physicist, cosmologist and mathematician since Albert Einstein with an introduction by Late Carl Sagan, an Astronomer.

A Brief History Of Time, From the Big Bang to Black Holes
A Bantam Book publication, Copyright © 1988 by Stephen W. Hawking.

Reprinted with permission from Random House Inc., Bantam Dell Publishing Group, NY, USA.


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The Photonics Future

I M P A C T   O N   S O C I E T Y

      It will be several decades before photonics computers are fully developed and become commercially available, but photonics has already made a huge impact on our society.

      The high speed and bandwidth of fiber optics communication systems have brought our world into the Information Age.  Because of fiber optics, there is an unprecedented amount of information available to individuals at just the click of a mouse.

      As people around the world connect to the Internet, communication becomes easier and more widespread, which breeds understanding and acceptance among our world’s many diverse cultures.

      Communication reduces prejudice and promotes a free exchange of knowledge to help people across the globe work together toward humanity’s common goals: cures for diseases, an end to war, etc.

      Photonics computers will help the world continue on this path toward globalization, but they will also have many other purposes.  Some photonic computers might also be wearable and capable of monitoring an individual’s state of health.

      Other possible applications for photonic computers include high-tech sensors, photovoltaics, biometrics and medicine.


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