Who else is asking these questions?

Beyond Center

The Beyond Center is a pioneering center devoted to confronting the really big questions of science and philosophy from cosmology, through astrobiology to the ultimate fate of humanity.


The Foundational Questions Institute (FQXI) aims to communicate research on questions at the foundations of physics and cosmology. Questions like these lie at the frontier of science and at the foundation of our understanding of the universe.

NASA Astrobiology Institute

NASA Astrobiology Institute supports research that leads to a better understanding of how life emerged and evolved on Earth, what conditions make any environment in our universe capable of supporting life, and the potential distribution of habitable worlds and life itself beyond Earth.

Origins of Life Initiative

The Origins of Life Initiative at Harvard is a multi-disciplinary research aimed at revealing if life is abundant in the Universe.

The Origins Project

The Origins Project develops new knowledge and inspires the public on fundamental questions at the heart of the 21st century’s greatest challenges.


YHouse is a non-profit institute tackling questions on awareness, consciousness, and the future of intelligence.