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A Universe From Nothing: Why There is Something rather than Nothing – My Review

The author fails to explain his central thesis, which is how he perhaps succeeds. Once you read this book you might appreciate the quirky wit in the opening sentence, and see how inevitable it truly is. If you can wrap your head around that preamble, go ahead and read this book. Be warned, this is … Continue reading

The supernova rule of thumb (copyright Dr Donald Spector – no not a Bond villain, a real Physicist)

Which of the following would be brighter, in terms of the amount of energy delivered to your retina… 1. A supernova, seen from as far as the sun is from the earth, or 2. A H-Bomb detonated while pressed against your eyeball? The answer is the Supernova, by about NINE orders of magnitude. The Supernova … Continue reading