'Life did not arise as an accidental, wildly improbable leap from molecule to cells or even to viruses, but through a step-by-step evolution, just as humans did not evolve in a single leap from one-celled creatures.'

Eric Lerner is an award-winning popular science writer and theoretical physicist. In 1991, he authored The Big Bang Never Happened, a popular science book which rejects Big Bang Cosmology in favour or a non-standard plasma cosmology.

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