From the size of an electron’s charge to the cosmological constant, the universe appears to be mysteriously fine-tuned to support life. Can dark matter or infinite parallel universes explain why the world exists, or are such questions fundamentally insoluble?
The Panel: Templeton Prize-winning cosmologist George Ellis, theoretical physicist Laura Mersini-Houghton and Oxford philosopher David Wallace dispute the origins of existence.
Circle the preferred option:
a) dark matter
b) infinite parallel universes
c) question fundamentally insoluble
See also: The Science Fictions series at your fingertips (cosmology)