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Paul Davies, a theoretical physicist and cosmologist, holds the post of College Professor at Arizona State University.

His research has been in the fields of quantum gravity, black holes, early-universe cosmology, and astrobiology as it relates to the origin of life and the transfer of microorganisms between planets.

"To me, the contrived nature of physical existence is just too fantastic for me to take on board as simply ‘given’. It points forcefully to a deeper underlying meaning to existence."