Is something from nothing possible?

Why is there something rather than nothing? In an article on BBC Earth, it is explained what position many scientists hold on the issue of why the universe exists. It is explained that something can, indeed, come from nothing. It's a worthwhile and interesting read.

The beautiful part of science is that we don't have to vehemently believe all that we read, and even if we believe it, we don't have to worship anything or organize our lives and morals based on these scientific viewpoints. At any rate, now I leave you with this mindboggling article; just click the image below.