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Cosmology

March 9, 2014

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“The drum in a dream pounds loud to the dreamer.” ~ Carl Sandburg Anisotropy: This term is frequently used to describe the temperature fluctuations in the Cosmic Microwave Background. The word means not uniform, or not the same. Like if you dressed a calico cat with a plaid kilt then filled it with dark energy […]

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Big Bang

February 2, 2014

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“In the beginning there was nothing at all. To the north and south of the nothingness lay regions of fire and frost.” ~ Snorri Sturluson 1220 CE Snorri sounds like a real hoot. If the 13th century Vikings had a dictionary, and looked up the word “hoot” I bet Snorri’s image would be sketched right […]

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