The Beyond Center hosted a workshop on the theme of "Information, Causality and the Origin of Life" in Tempe, AZ Sept. 30th - Oct. 2nd. The workshop was co-organized by Profs. Paul Davies and Sara Walker. The workshop brought together an international group of scientist to tackle the problem of how life emerged and what might distinguish life as a unique state of matter. The workshop was funded by the Templeton World Charity Foundation.