Review: Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe

Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe by Simon Singh My rating: 4 of 5 stars This one falls along the lines of the Elegant Universe as a history of science. Going back to Greek philosophers and moving through developments in understanding the Universe, Singh explains the findings and the contemporary reactions. And also how… Continue reading Review: Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe

God Lives 9 Light Years Away

This passage comes from the book Big Bang. [George] Gamow was infamous for his limericks and his sometimes offbeat application of physics. On one occasion, he argued God lived 9.5 light years from the Earth. This estimate ┬árelied on the fact that in 1904, at the outbreak of the Russo-Japanese War, churches across Russia had… Continue reading God Lives 9 Light Years Away