Where do we come from? How did the universe come about? And what is it?
These are some of the biggest questions we as a species can ask and for a lot of us science provides the best method by which to arrive at some answers.
But can science really answer these questions and if not, why do we persist with it?
Marcelo Gleiser is Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Dartmouth College and author of The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning
First aired 17/3/2018