Ethan Siegel picks the first Friedmann equation, which was all new to me.
As always, one paper--particularly a paper that "counter[s] the centuries-long paradigm"--needs lots of confirmation. But it could get very interesting soon.
"Scientists have found remarkable evidence that indicates the universe should not exist at all, a bizarre discovery indeed."
Ain't this a hoot. (Not a satire or a joke.)
As we reported recently, a team of scientists have just discovered that our universe should not exist at all, a puzzling finding considering the fact that we undoubtedly do exist. And it is the details behind this finding that are so incredibly fascinating, and cause us to ask a lot of questions about the nature of reality itself.
Economics has its flaws, but it is still the best of the social sciences. This is another case in point.
I was kinda surprised because I thought the answer was--not to over-simplify matters--because it really is very, very weird.
I never worried about speaking baby talk to babies, but for anyone who does, this article offers reassurance.
I am just a very casual reader of (lay) articles about modern physics, but it seems to me folks are getting more pessimistic recently.
This is just stupid, stupid, stupid. Perhaps if solar becomes more efficient and we have run out of space on every roof in the world, one might possibly maybe (but probably not) consider this.
Only 10% of ALS patients live 10 years past diagnosis. Professor Hawking has lived 57
and counting. RIP, Professor Hawking.