“Layers of the Universe” (SB 3.26.52)

Alachua - 1997 / (038)

Uniformitarianism, a fundamental principle of modern science, assumes that the laws of physics can be uniformly applied throughout time and space. In this presentation, Thompson discusses textual evidence offered from within the Vedic tradition to consider a more elaborate structural model of the cosmos. Thompson inquires, in his critique of uniformitarianism, “Are paleontologists and astronomers justified in applying laboratory results to events remote in either time or space?”