| An American physicist, radio astronomer and Nobel laureate in physics who is co-discoverer of the cosmic microwave background radiation along with Robert Woodrow Wilson, which helped establish the Big Bang theory of cosmology.|
The Nobel Prize-winning scientist who with Wilson discovered the cosmic background radiation reacted with the statement:
"The best data we have are exactly what I would have predicted, had I nothing to go on but the five Books of Moses, the Psalms, the Bible as a whole."
Perhaps one of the passages he had in mind was Psalm 8:3-4.
Cosmos, Bios, Theos
eds. Henry Margenau and Roy Abraham Varghese, Peru,IL: Open Court, 1992
"Astronomy leads us to a unique event, a universe that was created out of nothing, one with the very delicate balance needed to provide exactly the conditions required to permit life, and one which has an underlying (one might say 'supernatural') plan." p83
Cited by Strauss in "The Creator Revealed", p57