God did not create the universe: Stephen Hawking

God did not create the universe and the “Big Bang” was the inevitable consequence of the laws of physics, says eminent British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking.

In “The Grand Design”, which was co-written with American physicist Leonard Mlodinow, Hawking says according to a new series of theories, it is superfluous to think of a creator of the universe.

“The universe began with the Big Bang, which simply followed the inevitable law of physics,” Hawking writes. “Because there is a law such as gravity, the universe can and will create itself from nothing. Spontaneous creation is the reason there is something rather than nothing, why the universe exists, why we exist.

The universe didn’t need a God to begin; it was quite capable of launching its existence on its own,” explained renowned physicist Stephen Hawking in his book, The Grand Design.

In today’s world, where new theories emerge reapply, physicists are constantly adapting new ideologies and theories to new discoveries in their respective fields.

Hawking, who won global recognition with his 1988 book “A Brief History of Time”, an account of the origins of the universe, is renowned for his work on black holes, cosmology, and quantum gravity. Since 1974, the British scientist has worked to link two cornerstones of modern physics: the General Theory of Relativity of Albert Einstein, related to Gravity and large-scale phenomena, and quantum theory, which covers subatomic particles.

His latest’s comments suggest that the renowned scientist has completely distanced himself from earlier views on religion.


In the past, Hawking had written that the laws of physics suggest it is simply not necessary to believe that “God” created the Big Bang.

“…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.”

― Stephen HawkingA Brief History of Time

“The question is: is the way the universe began chosen by God for reasons we can’t understand, r was it determined by a law of science? I believe the second,” he explained. “If you like, you can call the laws of science ‘God,’ but it wouldn’t be a personal God that you could meet, and ask questions.”

Hawking, who can only speak through a voice synthesizer connected to a computer, has a neuromuscular dystrophy that has progressed over the years and has left him virtually paralyzed. He is considered one of the brightest minds in the last century as his work on Black Holes has revolutionized scientific thinking.

Hawking has even talked about Alien life in the universe suggest we need to be extremely careful to not knock on the ‘wrong door’ while looking for ET.

‘If aliens visit us, the outcome could be much like when Columbus landed in America, which didn’t turn out well for the Native Americans,’ Professor Hawking said in an interview.

‘Such advanced aliens would perhaps become nomads, looking to conquer and colonize whatever planets they can reach,’ Hawking told El Pais.

Hawking died March 14, 2018.

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  1. Stephen Hawking has his theories – (a ‘theory’ is is a noun and comes from the Greek theoria, which means “contemplation or speculation). In the Bible, God is explained as pure ‘love’ that speaks through emissaries. God is existence. How can there be a ‘big bang’ when space transmits no sound. So many concepts – so many definitions – so many ‘theories. Because the word ‘God” is undefinable in human terms – then the word is undefinable. One could as well say that “In the beginning, ‘shoulder shrug’ created the heavens and the earth. Then, shoulder shrug becomes man’s understanding of G-d.

    Return to the original meanings of the ancient language to get a closer understanding about the work ‘God’. Perhaps if Stephen H. had Faith – he would have been healed? Or maybe he had Faith once upon a time, and did not get healed?

    1. The closest we will get is the Sumerian Texts which entail a very descriptive Genesis from Adam through to the Flood which the Torah has used in a very very condensed form. But the entirety of the Genesis story is so amazing and profound it definitely opens up so much more clarity on our own creation then ever before. But we sit back and every one denies the oldest accounts of our Genesis as pure fairy tail mythology because it answers most of our ancient questions and also puts Yahweh in a duality of 2 beings instead of 1. Enki and Enlil. Not only does it talk about the Genesis of Man it also talks about the Genesis of the Anunnaki and our Milky Way.

      The most food for my soul I have ever en-counted since my spiritual awakening and my journey to know the true heart of God.

  2. There would have been no “law of gravity” until after the occurrence of the Big Big resulted in the existence of the universe, so you can’t reference the result to explain the cause.

  3. The God, creator of the universe, did create a being, that would eventually develop a thinking, reasoning mental ability, beyond the level of simple self preservation survival. In a process, known as evolution. It is the default setting for creatures, which have a spark of a quantity I call “aspiration.” It is born of love, that spark which elevates a creature to seek an improved lifestyle for it’s own offspring.
    The advanced race of Annanaki, came to primitive earth, where two half brothers squabbled over primate genetic advancement, gold mining, and ect. In so doing, they advanced the timetable of man’s normal evolutionary development, according to God’s plan, and substituted an accellerated plan of their own. Eventually, they accomplished the development of a being which met all of their genetic goals. They called him Adama. He called them gods, which their pride exalted in.

    As far as the universe creating it’s self, When I see a wrist watch mine it’s own ore, smelt, and temper it, shape it, bend it, curl it, and tension it, without intelligent intervention, then I will believe that the universe created it’s self.

  4. Deepak Chopra has published a video in which he talks about a fairly recent discovery of a specific type of energy on the perimeter of the known universe which, by scientific definitions, must have been there Forever and will have no end. Chopra, being of sufficient humility, says this find “might, in fact, be God.” I’m just sayin’ ….

    1. I created the universe with my very own version of the big bang, aka the loudest and foulest smelling known fart in the entire solar system!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. As a true Hermeticist not an Alpha / Omega one . I can tell you he is 99% right . Here I give Illumination . I hope I do not cast pearls before swine , but expose true science and enlighten people . The present COSMOS – UNIVERSE, which is the same without discrimination for all the EXISTING BEINGS, was not created by anybody. Neither by Gods nor by Humans, but existed always and exists and will exist. “The Present COSMOS – UNIVERSE” is an eternal living Fire, which burns (lit up) under PHYSICAL LAWS and extinguishes under PHYSICAL LAWS .DECODIFICATION : THE PRESENT LOCAL UNIVERSE, INTO WHICH ALL THE CONTAINING BEINGS THAT IT CONTAINS ARE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF THE SAME PHYSICAL LAWS, WAS NOT CREATED BY NEITHER GOD “namely fast moving being” NOR HUMAN, BUT EXISTED ALWAYS, EXISTS AND WILL EXIST FOR EVER. “The present local Universe is” ETERNALLY LIVING “namely eternally moving – oscillated – FIRE” namely static dodecahedral “ETHER” as the minimum particle of matter, WHICH TURN OFF “namely it goes under NON-SALUTATED and under SALUTATED fusions as salutated-fragmatic(numerous barriers)-interdimensional inspissations of Matter” ACCORDING TO PHYSICAL LAWS of “atom fusion”, AND WHICH LIT UP “namely it goes under semi-Salutated, and Salutated Transmutations or Explosions (Fission) as Salutated-Fragmatic(numerous barriers)-interdimensional rarifications of Matter” ACCORDING TO PHYSICAL LAWS of “nuclear fission of atoms” .NOTE: For Ancient Hellenic Astrophysics and Nuclear Physics the “DODECAHEDRAL ETHER OF PENTAGONAL SIDES” when it is stationary, namely non oscilated, is considered as “NON BEING”, namely nox-existent, namely “NULL MATTER”.When it is moving is considered “BEING”, namely existent.THEREFORE THE PRINCIPLE OF SPONTANEOUS MOVING OSCILATION OF ETHER CREATES MATTER FROM ZERO, through consonance of the dipole “CAUSE & EFFECT”(read principles and theorems of Proclus, last commander of the Platonic Academy, just before it was destroyed by anti-hellenists ignorantists of Byzantium 500 A.D., right after, Dodocahedron, Pentagon and the Pentagram were converted by Judeochristians into symbols and mathematics of the “Devil and Satanism”, in order to terrify the future researchers of the dodecahedral geometry of the Ether).

  6. Okay the universe can’t create itself there has to be a god people say. Who or what created god i ask. God was always there they say. Bullshit. You can not say a massive amount of energy/mass exploding causing the big bang couldn’t just happen then turn around and say god is always there. What kind of crap is that until someone can answer where god came from all current theories are exactly that theories. One as good as the other as far as i can see.
    Personally I will stick with my own theory as it seems to make the most sense.

    Furthermore you don’t need sound to have an explosion so to the person that said there is no sound in space so no big bang please do some research. The big bang isn’t referring to a loud sound.

    To the alien theories out there. Yes then they magically disappeared taking every thing with them. All proof not one random thing was accidentally forgotten. Really if aliens came and did experiments and had wars and all of this other bs there would be some proof. No metal alloys, no advanced machine, no advanced building. Before people go on about pyramids or Stonehenge or something. They have proven all of these possible with simple tools. Yes even moving them. Sumerian text addicts just to inform you the most common translation used for that was made by a guy who got the whole thing wrong. Yes utterly mistranslated sorry.
    The idea that gravity can’t exist before the existence of the universe. Incorrect gravity is the pull an object has on other objects because the distortion created in space. So yes it can be said that a spacial distortion was created pulling everything together creating a larger distortion until it all collapsed on it self cause a massive chain reaction explosion we call the big bang.

    This is really not a hard concept to understand.

    1. i like your comment, view and what you just said. thank you, rob! 🙂

    2. I created the universe with my very own version of the big bang, aka the loudest and foulest smelling known fart in the entire solar system!!!!!

  7. I think it’s funny how human beings can even dare to say how the universe started when humans haven’t even physically been past Mars.

  8. I created the universe with my very own version of the big bang, aka the loudest and foulest smelling known fart in the entire solar system!!!

  9. This is all under the assumption that time exists, and is linear. Hawking claims to track our existence, “back” (back in time), to the singularity, or “Big Bang”. Time could only be linear, if there were a beginning, and an end. Only then, could have points between. Without a beginning, or an end, there’s no such thing as “now”. It all points to creationism. If there weren’t physical laws that govern our world, our intelligence would eventually drive us crazy, while not being able to make sense of it. We percieve what we are able to understand. That doesn’t make our perceptions, right.

  10. Mr Hawkings has great immagination but we must not be confused by words assembled in a manner to strongly suggest an answer, but by it’s description as a theory excuses the need for him to prove his conclusions. This is similar to Darwins’ Evolution mistep, Why did apes evolution stop? How did evolution transfer into natural birth? Why do apes still exist? Also Mr Hawking, historically, Columbus never got off the ship! So we must always keep in mind that “theorist” are “novelist” with a more pronounced emphasis on matters scientific in their nature.

  11. Our minds do not have the logical, or perhaps the super logical capability to make sense of the creation of the universe/beginning of time. The religious position that the universe was “created” by g-o-d is problematic, as it raises the unanswerable question as to who created the creator. My position is that we do not have the capacity to explain/understand the beginning if time/multiverse, and all positions are tenuous, including existence itself. The nearest “logical” position is that the multiverse has existed for ever and will exist forever.

  12. Fyi. Hawking has never been religious. He har previously explained the referral to god is merely metaphors.

  13. who created life, emotion and feels , Instinct, sentiments. ???

  14. The degrees some people will go to,to deny the obvious boggles the mind.God created the universe and everything in it.So a big bang…oh never mind.I guess some people are just too smart to believe that creation needs a creator.(Note sarcasm)

  15. He is right.he does not denie god but suggesting different view,different definition of what god is.

  16. scientifically he’s right and theosophically there are higher than Gods (creators) which is Founders and much higher than founders which is “All That Is and the universe is female in nature those religious arguiing and commenting againt science is naive.. Holy Bible is Sacred but there are some neve written on the bible. it takes two to tango.. it takes depiction on more than two books to find a truth..

  17. He’s not the brightest on the planet, Matt Damon has the same IQ as hawking, Now James woods is Smarter with A 180 IQ, ad an MIT grad. as Hawking & Damon at 160. And my theory is” a tornado would have a better chance of building a 747 from a junk yard as it passed through, than for the universe to build itself because all the elements just so happened to be at the right place at right time & come together, to create this ever expanding universe, And setting in motion, the necessary requirements for Earth to create
    a self sustaining environment, and with such a diverse assortment of animals & reptiles, fishes, insects etc. all a necessary requirement, with specific jobs/ duties. in order for life to exist on Earth with the ultimate prize being us, humans… I’ll bet on the tornado every fucking time

  18. So, Stevie… How did that computer you use to communicate with the outside world come to be? Did it just program itself? No… It didn’t. The programming code that operates every living organism on this planet — DNA — is at least TWICE as complex at the binary code that runs your computer. Additionally, that code for all life is self-correcting. I dare you to have Microsoft or Apple publish operating systems that elegant.
    Each living organism possesses irreducibly complex systems and subsystems. Indeed, the subcellular structures alone consist of nanotechnologies we cannot yet hope to replicate….all run by complex combinations of A-T, C-G. By the way, irreducible complexity means that they cannot have “evolved” from slow mutations, because if any variable in the mutation does not function, the organism will DIE…and not pass on its traits.
    If/When SETI ever hears back from another intelligent race somewhere out in the Universe, Stevie, how will you KNOW they are indeed, “intelligent life forms?” The only REASONABLE explanation is that the messages we receive will be in recognizable encoded patterns — a language. What is DNA but an encoded pattern…a programming language? Who wrote that language.
    Have you considered, Stevo, the ever growing variables that Scientist are compiling to have another “Earth-like” planet even capable of supporting the diverse life forms found on this planet? What’s that number up to, now? And yet, how unique is our planet that everything here is “just right” — as if a Wise Engineer designed it so.
    Have you considered that the very LAWS you espouse had to exist before it could come about? Who do you think WROTE them? Is the Sculpture — who is animated and exists beyond the simple 3-dimensional plain inside his 3-dimensional Masterpiece? No, He stands outside of it, but it bears his hallmarks. Have you considered that there is a dimension beyond ours, above ours, where a Creator crafted it all?
    More to the point, Stevie boy, you have more than ONE Big Bang to conveniently explain. There is the Cosmological Big Bang – -which you’ve weakly attempted to explain away. There is the Biological Big Bang — How do you explain abiogenesis and the widely diverse and irreducibly complex life forms? Then there’s the Anthropological Big Bang — How did our level of consciousness come about…this thing that sets us apart from the animals? The Psychological Big Bang — How did we become a self-reflective being…How to you account for free will and introspection?
    You may have an IQ of 160, but your capacity is wasted on foolishness and self-deception. You’re a crackpot moron — and it doesn’t take an IQ of even 75 to see it! Who else would tell the world we have about a century left to un-ass this planet, when we haven’t even found another viable planet in the universe to support us.
    You might as well grow a long beard and mount a sandwich board on your wheelchair with “Repent! The End is NEAR!” painted on it and meander the streets of London.

  19. Who created the laws of physics? I take it Stephen does not believe in a higher power other than himelf.

  20. There’s also a growing segment of Science that says, The BIG BANG never occurred based on scientific evidence. There’s also another theory that this is all an illusion, that it’s much like what was shown in the movie, “The Matrix”.

    This article appeared in Scientific American,

    “Are We Living in a Computer Simulation?

    High-profile physicists and philosophers gathered to debate whether we are real or virtual—and what it means either way”

  21. So who was responsible gor this big bang? And who made the laws of physics? Huh Stephen? So sad… and so shallow.

    1. Definitely not the easter bunny, santa claus, the tooth fairy or any of them other made up people u should have stopped believing in when ur brain started developing and you became conscious.

      1. we’re talking about a Creator, smartass. A creating entity is not made up. And stop making up stupid theories of something coming out of nothing without any proof. Science tries to explain some things about creation, so does philosophy. I guess you don’t know what that means. Shmfh

        1. When u say creator, you are giving credit to an entity for something proven through physics. That’s like putting water in a bucket and watching mosquito larvae swim around and saying “look at me i’m a creator”. In the long run, we have no more impact to the big picture than those larvae. Nobody outside the bucket cares about us.

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