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What Was Happening Before the Big Bang? w/Brian Greene | Joe Rogan

I find this stuff fascinating!!! TGO Video: YouTube

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Stephen Hawking Says He Knows What Happened Before the Big Bang

Interesting stuff… The fact that Stephen Hawking is still alive and can continue to communicate his theories to other scientists and lay-people at large is amazing, given his condition. TGO Refer to story below. Source: SPACE.com/Live Science By Brandon Specktor, … Continue reading

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Massive Galaxy That Formed Just After Big Bang Is Second Oldest Cosmic Object Ever Discovered

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Newsweek Meghan Bartels,Newsweek Astronomers announced today they’ve spotted the second-oldest object in the universe to date, a star-forming galaxy located 12.8 billion light-years away. Because astronomical observations act as a sort of … Continue reading

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Universe ‘resting on sofa’ as it slowly dies

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press August 10, 2015 Sydney (AFP) – The Universe is experiencing a slow death, like a person resting on the sofa awaiting eternal sleep, according to astronomers from a project which … Continue reading

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Astronomers find farthest galaxy: 13.1 billion light-years

What a fascinating subject! Astrophysics, astronomy, physics, science in general… I find it so interesting! Most interesting of all is man’s quest to learn more and more about the universe we live in. Will we ever have all the answers … Continue reading

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Krauss, Shermer, D’Souza, Hutchinson Debate God – Faith vs Reason

An interesting debate between believers and non-believers… Judge for yourselves which duo make the most sense. TGO Video: YouTube      

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Colossal Ancient Galaxies Die from the Inside Out

Astrophysics is such an amazing field. There is so much mystery; so much to speculate on and so much to discover. In this day and age, when so much is known about our world, it is so fascinating to have the … Continue reading

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Oldest Stars in the Universe Actually Younger Than Previously Thought

Interesting… This is the beauty of science, it is always seeking the facts and in doing so often makes corrections to prior data/information. It doesn’t start out with answers and then fits those answers to our world; as religion does. It … Continue reading

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Evolution Deniers Believe in ‘Smorgasbord’ of Science

The religiously indoctrinated will do anything to justify their beliefs, despite the fact that in reality they KNOW that their beliefs are bogus. Such is the mind once tarnished with superstition. This is why religious people cannot or simply refuse … Continue reading

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How Did Supermassive Black Holes Get So Big So Fast?

Black holes have always been fascinating, although rarely understood by the average Joe, such as me. In fact, I’m not so sure that even theoretical physicists such as Stephen Hawking really and truly understand black holes. Nevertheless, it is interesting … Continue reading

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Higgs quest deepens into realm of ‘New Physics’

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By Mariette Le Roux  Paris (AFP) – Two years after making history by unearthing the Higgs boson, the particle that confers mass, physicists are broadening their probe into its identity, … Continue reading

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Universe Shouldn’t Be Here, According to Higgs Physics

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: LiveScience By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer  Modeling of conditions soon after the Big Bang suggests the universe should have collapsed just microseconds after its explosive birth, the new study suggests. “During the … Continue reading

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Scientists Have Discovered A Planet They Thought Was Impossible

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Business Insider By Leslie Baehr  The “Godzilla of Earths!” is in the foreground. Behind it is the smaller ‘lava world’. Their sun, in the back, appears to have been created only 3 … Continue reading

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Here’s The Most Remarkable Thing About The Universe, According To Bill Nye

In case anyone is interested in getting to know a little about Bill Nye, the “Science Guy.” It’s thanks to people like him that the religious nuts in this country haven’t completely taken over. TGO Refer to story below. Source: … Continue reading

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Poll: Big Bang a big question for most Americans

Unfortunately, most Americans have been inflicted with religious beliefs, passed on by their parents whose parents passed it onto them, etc., etc., etc. These beliefs stultify the minds of people when it comes to accepting other ideas. The reason is … Continue reading

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Exploring Dark Energy

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: The Daily Beast By Matthew R. Francis  The Daily Beast The Universe is expanding—the space between galaxies is growing larger all the time. Not only that, but the rate of expansion is … Continue reading

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Does Dark Energy Spring From the ‘Quantum Vacuum?’

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: SPACE.com By Mike Wall, Senior Writer  Observations of Planck and other satellites help to solve the equation of the state of dark energy. The mysterious dark energy that’s driving the universe’s accelerated … Continue reading

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Is the Big Bang in the Bible?

Oh boy, here we go… I knew I would be treated to some wild and crazy assertions, because whenever scientific issues are compared to biblical dogma, nothing but manure is spewed. And I was right… Ken Ham, Hugh Ross and … Continue reading

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Our Universe May Exist in a Multiverse, Cosmic Inflation Discovery Suggests

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: SPACE.com By Miriam Kramer, Staff Writer  Our universe may be one of many, physicists say. In fact, that’s the most likely scenario. The first direct evidence of cosmic inflation — a period … Continue reading

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Astronomers discover echoes from expansion after Big Bang

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Reuters By Irene Klotz and Sharon Begley March 17, 2014 5:40 PM NEW YORK (Reuters) – Astronomers announced on Monday that they had discovered what many consider the holy grail of their … Continue reading

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Story of the Biggest Experiment in History Caught on Film

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: LiveScience By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer  On July 4, 2012, scientists around the world waited with bated breath for the announcement that the long-awaited Higgs boson particle had been discovered. The finding … Continue reading

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Star-rich galaxy found from universe’s baby years

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Reuters By Irene Klotz February 10, 2014 9:50 PM CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – Astronomers have found an old and distant galaxy that is believed to date back to a time when … Continue reading

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5 Things You Missed From Bill Nye’s ‘Evolution Vs. Creationism’ Debate

The fact that this “debate” is still going on is really and truly sad, sad for the human race. To think that there are millions of people who are so indoctrinated by ancient myths that they still believe in the … Continue reading

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Smallest, Faintest Galaxies of the Ancient Universe Spotted

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: SPACE.com By Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor  Using the Hubble Space Telescope and the light-bending properties of the massive galaxy cluster Abell … Two of NASA’s most powerful space telescopes have teamed up … Continue reading

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No sign of comet after pass around sun: scientists

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Reuters By Irene Klotz November 28, 2013 3:34 PM (Reuters) – A comet’s 5.5-million-year journey to the inner solar system apparently ended during a suicidal trip around the sun, leaving no trace … Continue reading

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Light from Early Universe Has a Twist

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Space.com By by Megan Gannon, News Editor  Researchers have discovered a subtle twist in the primeval light that formed shortly after the universe came into being. They hope it can reveal new … Continue reading

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Black Holes May Have Been Common in Early Universe

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: SPACE.com By Charles Q. Choi | SPACE.com Black holes may have been abundant among the first stars in the universe, helping explain the origin of the supermassive monsters that lurk at the … Continue reading

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Atom smasher hiatus sets stage for more discovery

Interesting stuff to come from this incredible scientific endeavor… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By JOHN HEILPRIN | Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — The world’s largest and most powerful atom smasher goes into a 2-year hibernation in … Continue reading

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New ‘Baby Picture’ of Universe Unveiled

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Space.com By Megan Gannon, News Editor | SPACE.com – Fri, Dec 21, 2012 Astronomers have released a new “baby picture” of the universe. The all-sky image draws on nine years’ worth of data from … Continue reading

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Distant Black Hole Reveals Chemistry of the Early Universe

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Space.com By Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor | SPACE.com A cloud of hydrogen gas illuminated by the brightest object in the early universe is helping astronomers understand conditions a few hundred million … Continue reading

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CERN scientists create the highest temperature mass humanity has ever seen

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Tecca By Tecca | Today in Tech – Tue, Aug 14, 2012 Couldn’t they have waited until the wintertime when we could actually use the heat? CERN, the European physics lab responsible for discovering … Continue reading

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Oldest Spiral Galaxy in Universe Discovered

Interesting stuff; to us rational people that is. If you’re a fundamentalist Christian and still believe that the universe is roughly 6000 to 10,000 years old, then I suppose you don’t believe any of this. Oh well, ignorance is bliss. … Continue reading

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Japan astronomers find most distant galaxy cluster

To think that each one of those tiny disks in the photograph is a galaxy, some similar to our own Milky Way while others being much larger; each containing trillions of stars, planets, moons, asteroids, etc. is truly mind-boggling. Add … Continue reading

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Our Baby Universe Likely Expanded Rapidly, Study Suggests

Once again, I find it almost necessary to apologize to religious idiots when I post a story on science, especially those of you residing in the United States (you know who you are) who still believe in Creationism. Yes, I … Continue reading

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The Higgs boson: What has God got to do with it?

That three-letter word, God, continues to play a role in everyday life. People just can’t seem to let go of the concept of a supernatural celestial being; silly as the concept is. The human species is still in its infancy. … Continue reading

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Huge Space Explosion Is Farthest Thing Ever Seen

Fascinating stuff!!! TGO Refer to story below. Source: SPACE.com Clara Moskowitz, SPACE.com Senior Writer, Space.com  This story was updated at 3 p.m. ET. BOSTON — A short, extremely bright explosion of light recently spotted in the night sky may be … Continue reading

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Evidence of Big Bang May Disappear in 1 Trillion Years

While this article is entertaining, informative and interesting, I also found it to be somewhat silly. First of all, there isn’t one individual alive today who would honestly care what scientists could or could not determine a trillion years from … Continue reading

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UK astrophysicist wins $1.6 million religion prize

I most certainly agree with the statement made by the scientist pictured below that the discovery of extraterrestrial life would probably “put some theologians into contortions.” These frauds (theologians) who make a living talking about that which they know nothing … Continue reading

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God was behind Big Bang, universe no accident: Pope

The head man from the Vatican, Pope Benedict XVI, not only claims to know for a fact that God exists, he also “knows” that the mind of God conceived the universe. Imagine that, a little-old German dude in the 21st … Continue reading

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Scientists re-create Big Bang in lab

This is awesome! TGO Refer to story below. Source: Yahoo News Photography: Associated Press By Liz Goodwin Mon Nov 8, 2:14 pm ET  Scientists say they have created a mini Big Bang using the world’s largest atom smasher, resulting in a temperature “a millions … Continue reading

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CERN scientists eye parallel universe breakthrough

This is fascinating! There is no doubt that the experiments being conducted at CERN will provide never-before imagined information regarding the formation of the universe and other currently unknown phenomena. As an alternative, for you religious folks out there, you … Continue reading

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God did not create the universe, says Hawking

This article incorrectly implies, through the misunderstanding of a quote in one of Stephen Hawking’s previous books, that he believed in God. This is false. The statement in the book: “If we discover a complete theory, it would be the … Continue reading

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Atom smasher will help reveal ‘the beginning’

This is fascinating stuff! The experiments carried out yesterday are a truly a remarkable achievement and a testament to science. This machine and the brilliant scientists who operate it will hopefully one day solve the age-old question: How did the … Continue reading

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Geneva atom smasher sets collision record

This is awesome!!! As religions continue to wallow in ignorance and superstition it’s good to know that science presses forward, always searching for a better understanding of the universe we live in and in doing so improving the human condition! … Continue reading

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Geneva atom smasher sets record for beam energy

Hopefully all future experiments will be successful and a great deal about dark energy, matter and ultimately the final piece of the puzzle, how the universe was created, will be established. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By … Continue reading

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Big Bang experiment may reveal dark universe: CERN

This is so interesting… Hopefully these scientists will in fact discover dark matter, as it will lead to other discoveries and bring us closer to what may one day be a “theory of everything,” maybe even in the next decade … Continue reading

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Hubble telescope shows earliest photo of universe

Amazing that the larger objects in this photo, as well as some of the smaller ones, are galaxies containing hundreds of millions of other celestial bodies such as stars, planets, etc.  Quite a different perspective than the flat earth described … Continue reading

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World’s largest atom smasher breaks power record

This is fascinating news. Hopefully, sometime in the next 20 years or so, scientists will finally discover (prove) how the universe was created. Then maybe (once and for all) we can move forward and leave behind ancient superstitions. TGO Refer … Continue reading

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Particle collider: Black hole or crucial machine?

Hopefully there won’t be any more setbacks in terms of the operation of the particle collider. This machine, when it finally operates at full capacity, will undoubtedly shed a great deal of light on the origins of our universe. TGO … Continue reading

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