“A Quantum Paradox” –Black Holes, the Largest Hard Disk in Nature

M87 Black Hole

 

The strange cosmic paradoxes, that Princeton quantum physicist John Archibald Wheeler coined “black holes,” have no memory, yet are said to contain the earliest memories of the universe, as well as the most recent, while at the same time obliterating all memory by obliterating all its manifestations. And yet, like a hologram, they have two dimensions, in which gravity disappears, but they reproduce an object in three dimensions, aligning with Einstein’s theory of relativity, which describes black holes as three dimensional, simple, spherical, and smooth, as they appear in the famous image of the black hole in M87 captured by the Event Horizon Telescope in April 2019.

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“It’s an Illusion” –Death in the Quantum Universe

 

Quantum Universe

 

The physical universe that we live in is only our perception. Once our physical bodies die, there is an infinite beyond, according to scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Physics in Munich. Some believe that consciousness travels to parallel universes after death. “Our body dies, but the spiritual quantum field continues. In this way,” they suggest, “we are immortal.”

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“Hubris of the Anthropocene” –COVID-19 Pandemic Delivers a Lost Cosmic Perspective

 

Earth from Space

 

Harvard astronomer Avi Loeb and mass-extinction authority Peter Brannen, author of Ends of the World, both ask is Mother Nature and COVID-19 teaching our “Anthropocene Epoch” a powerful lesson?

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“Galaxies” –Emerged from Infinitesimal Ripples, Time Capsules at Dawn of Cosmos

 

Hubble Frontier Field

 

“Galaxies are children of random quantum fluctuations produced during the first 10-35 seconds after the birth of the universe,” says Andrei Linde, Russian-American theoretical physicist at Stanford University, one of the main authors of the inflationary universe theory, as well as the theory of eternal inflation and inflationary multiverse.

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“Frenzied” –Strange, Monster Galaxy at Dawn of the Universe

Very Early Galaxies

 

“Even before the universe was 2 billion years old, XMM-2599 had already formed a mass of more than 300 billion suns, making it an ultramassive galaxy,” said Ben Forrest, a postdoctoral researcher at the UC Riverside about galaxy XMM-2599, that formed stars at a high rate and then inexplicably died. “More remarkably, we show that XMM-2599 formed most of its stars in a huge frenzy when the universe was less than one billion years old, and then became inactive by the time the universe was only 1.8 billion years old.”

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The Galaxy Report –“Earth’s New Ice Age to Mars’ Uncovered Secrets”

 

Dark Energy Survey

 

“The Galaxy Report” provides summaries and links to headline news by leading science journalists about the amazing discoveries, technology, people, and events changing our knowledge of Planet Earth and the Cosmos beyond. Our caffine-inspired curation team scours the world, doing your work for you –all in one place.

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