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Finding new physics: How to get a big bang for our bucks

Physics has a big problem: How should it decide what avenues to new fundamental physics to explore? The problem is invisible but affects our lives. We could start to fix it if non-physicists—who pay the bills and stand to reap the benefits—recognize it is our problem and also our opportunity: The fix could be worth […]

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The Lumps Problem

The Big Flash picture of the cosmic microwave background radiation shows the early universe was smooth as butta but today it has great clusterings of galaxies with giant gaps between. Theory says it got this way with gravity. The tiny variations shown in the Big Flash picture were unstable. Anywhere that was a fraction denser […]