Radical Re-Envisioning of How the Universe Began –“A Spiritual Quest”

 

“You say to yourself, ‘Here I am, the only one on the planet who knows this thing. Soon the rest of the world will know, but for the moment I am the only one.” In 1969, Stanford physicist Leonard Susskind imagined the basic building blocks of the universe as invisible vibrating loops of energy. This insight would form the basis of string theory and help lead to a radical re-envisioning of how the universe began.

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“Heat!” –‘The Universe is Imbued with Wanting Life to Arise and Evolve’ (Today’s Top Space Headline)

 

Observes MIT biophysicist Jeremy England, who created a huge stir in 2013 with a new theory that cast the origin of life as an inevitable outcome of thermodynamics –suggesting that under certain conditions, groups of atoms will naturally restructure themselves so as to burn more and more energy, facilitating the incessant dispersal of energy and the rise of “entropy” or disorder in the universe.

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The Huge, Terrifying Idea That Explodes the Big Bang

 

“It probably bothered the first human beings who realized that the world was not just their local valley,” said Leonard Susskind, the Felix Bloch Professor in Physics at Stanford University. “It probably terrified them a little bit, but by now we’re used to the world getting bigger and bigger. The String Theory Landscape just says it’s way bigger than we thought.”

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From the Farside: Self-Destruction of the Universe –“Already Started Somewhere in the Cosmos”

 

 

Space vacuum that appears to be stable due to the complete absence of substance in it, is likely to be fraught with great danger. This idea about the destruction of the universe is based on the hypothesis of ​​vacuum instability. Any system in our world has a certain amount of potential energy.

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Top 10 Space & Science Headlines of 2018 (Weekend Feature)

 

 

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Positron Annihilation into Dark Matter Experiment –“The Search for a 5th Force That Would Completely Change the Paradigm”

This month, scientists will turn on an instrument, the Positron Annihilation into Dark Matter Experiment (PADME), at the National Institute of Nuclear Physics near Rome, which is designed to hunt down a mysterious ‘dark force’ to explain the hidden realm of the cosmos –a fifth force that would “completely change the paradigm”.

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