Edward Snowden, wanted by the United States for leaking extensive secrets of its electronic surveillance programmes, has been awarded Sweden’s Right Livelihood Honorary Award often referred to as the “Alternative Nobel Prize”.
“Despite all the scientific breakthroughs and Nobel Prizes for discoveries, scientists seem to be no nearer to a possible answer to their main question – why did the universe appear? RT sat down to talk to Aleksey Filippenko, an American astrophysicist and professor of astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley, CA.
“He was the member of the team that received 2011 Nobel Prize for discovering the dark energy that is speeding up the expansion of the entire universe. And he believes that it could have sprung into existence without any divine help whatsoever” …. Text posted w/video