“There is evidence from physics itself that consciousness is a fundamental, and not an incidental, feature of the universe.”

Bernard Carr is an Emeritus Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy at Queen Mary University of London. His research interests include the early universe, dark matter, general relativity, primordial black holes, and the anthropic principle. He studied under Stephen Hawking at the Institue of Astronomy in Cambridge for his Doctorate. Carr has also held positions at various institutes in America, Canada and Japan.

He is President of the Scientific and Medical Network and a former President of the Soceity for Psychical Research. He is the author of around 300 papers and the critically acclaimed books Universe or Mutliverse? and Quantum Black Holes.

"This book really does lie at the frontier of cosmology, philosophy and possibly even theology." — Martin Redfern, Science, People and Politics