More on the extreme weirdness of modern astrophysics.
Well, OK, but I still think it's a really weird idea.
". . . the new work is a 'tour de force,' says microbiologist Lynn Silver, who for more than 20 years developed antibiotics at Merck and is now a consultant based in Springfield, New Jersey."
"Astronomers have known where the universe’s missing matter has been hiding for the past 20 years. So why did it take so long to find it?"
Please, people, don't confuse global warming hysterics with the facts. (They were told there would be no math.)
"If you want to live a long time, you should stick to a hard-and-fast regimen of regular exercise and healthy food. Your sleep schedule should run like a Swiss railroad. But if you want your life to seem like it’s lasting a long time, pack it with surprises."
It sounds convincing, but it's still hard for me to believe that trillions of galaxies each with trillions of stars orignated in one bit of a microsecond in one teeny-tiny bit of space. (But I don't have a better idea.)
Related: "A New Test for the Leading Big Bang Theory".
Nothing is now apparently something.
So if Hollywood remakes The Graduate--Why not? They've remade almost everything else and it's been a loooong time since the original--it looks like the guy who whispers to Dustin, "Plastics," will now whisper "Data Science".
"The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain. Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?"
Yes. Count me on the side that says you can learn how to (mostly) overcome these biases.