Scientists and governments are actively searching for signs of life in the universe. Will their efforts meet with success? Award-winning author Paul Davies, an eminent scientist who writes with the flair of a science fiction writer, explores the ramifications that the discovery of extraterrestrial life would have for our science, our religions, and our worldview in general.
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"Is life a random accident, or is the universe in some way designed to produce it? Davies explores some of the mind-boggling consequences of an infinite universe, in which everything that can happen will happen an infinite number of times. . . .An excellent survey of the arguments that have raged around this subject for centuries."