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A New Yardstick For New Physics

    A New Yardstick For New Physics By Judith E Braffman-Miller It is currently thought that the best explanation for how the Universe came to be is that it was born approximately 13.8 billion years ago in the wild, wonderful, and profoundly mysterious exponential inflation of the Big Bang–whereby it ballooned in size from that of an elementary particle…

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The Cosmological Paradigm

    The Cosmological Paradigm By John Prytz Although modern cosmological ideas aren’t quite set in stone, an overall paradigm has emerged. IMHO it is rather seriously flawed which is perhaps why there isn’t quite the consensus in modern cosmology as say in some other areas of scientific inquiry, such as Darwinian evolution or the standard model of particle physics….

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A Dwarf Galaxy Reveals The Universe’s Secrets

A Dwarf Galaxy Reveals The Universe’s Secrets By Judith E Braffman-Miller The shining star-splattered galaxies of the observable Universe switched on long ago, and lit up the primordial Cosmos when it was less than a billion years old. The observable (visible) Universe is really only the relatively small region of the gigantic, unexplored, and unreachable Cosmos that we can see–we…

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Gravitational Waves From Long Ago And Far, Far Away

Gravitational Waves From Long Ago And Far, Far Away By Judith E Braffman-Miller After the late summer storm that blasted through the starlit twilight, the warm wind still continued to rage, causing ripples to form in the lingering puddles on the pavement–while the little girl watched in wonder. Ripples on water are similar to the ripples in the fabric of…

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Cosmic Lenses Shed Strange New Light On The Universe’s Mysteries

Cosmic Lenses Shed Strange New Light On The Universe’s Mysteries By Judith E Braffman-Miller When we observe the sky at night, we peer up at a sea of incredible blackness, swimming with a myriad of dazzling dabs of distant starlight. Much more is unknown about the Universe than is known–and, it has been said, the Universe is not only weirder…

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