Misc.

Peter Walker

The supreme arrogance of religious thinking: that a carbon-based bag of mostly water on a speck of iron-silicate dust around a boring dwarf star in a minor galaxy in an underpopulated local group of galaxies in an unfashionable suburb of a supercluster would look up at the sky and declare, ‘It was all made so […]

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Physics

Our Universe: marble or wood?

The idea of a probabilistic universe did not appeal to Einstein

If there is any fundamental quality of nature that has eluded physicists and sparked debates of a fearful scale, it is the question as to whether the universe has a simple (beautiful) underlying principle that runs quite everything in existence. Undoubtedly, the dream of every physicist is, as Leonard Lederman creatively summed it up, ‘…to […]

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Misc.

To commemorate my short tryst with the study of our Universe, I decided to compile a set of seven of

To commemorate my short tryst with the study of our Universe, I decided to compile a set of seven of the best photographs available, each describing one of seven phenomenon/bodies that have eluded physicists or struck them as remarkable. In order, we have, ❧ Neutrinos (Super-K Neutrino Observatory) Wormholes Black Holes (‘Black Holes ain’t so […]

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