The mathematical odds required for life

Astrophysicist Hugh Ross points out that for life of any kind to exist the number of electrons present has to be equivalent to the number of protons to a factor of one part in ten to the power of thirty seven. Now, if you don’t know what that means, he described it as covering the whole of North America in ten cent coins all the way up to the Moon, then doing the same thing on a billion other continents the same size as North America. Then, to imagine just one of those coins was painted red, and asking a blindman to reach down once and pick that coin. These are the same odds as the ratio of electrons to protons being at the precise level required for life.
It’s just one of the reasons why Hugh Ross and many like him believe in an intelligence behind our universe to which we are all accountable.

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