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NASA the Cosmic Goldilocks Problem

Not God―Must Be Goldilocks!

Last week we saw leading physicists seducing themselves into a multiverse. Most accomplished their mental gymnastics in one of three weird ways: a many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics; an inflationary cosmology; or a string-theory landscape. All three have in common that they are at best ‘nice ideas’, not physics. So, what’s going on? These physicists […]

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The Singularity Problem

No one has seen a singularity; it’s only calculations that insist they must exist. A singularity is different from ordinary space. General relativity says that a singularity is how the universe began. That is to say another theory is needed because at a singularity GR breaks down. Few physicists believe the universe came from a […]