50 Greatest Mysteries of the Universe (Astronomy Magazine by David J. Eicher

By David J. Eicher

50 maximum Mysteries of the Universe is an astronomy buff’s dream booklet! This new collector’s version from the editors of Astronomy contains the most recent examine on astronomy’s largest questions. How previous is the universe? Are there different planets like Earth? How do mammoth stars explode? discover solutions to those questions, and more!

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Imagine running a film of the universe backward from today. As we move backward through inflation, the observable universe is crunched into an extremely tiny region. Inflation therefore means that regions of the universe that are now widely separated were close enough together in preinflation times that their temperature differences could have been smoothed out before the expansion. That solves the horizon problem. Inflation also solves the flatness problem. To understand why, imagine what would happen to a tiny balloon that suddenly inflated to the diameter of, say, the sun.

If you think you are eating a cheeseburger, and I tell you that in some other unseen realm it is really a filet mignon, you’d want to know how I know this, and what evidence supports my idea. Only those answers can enable a belief to transcend wish fulfillment, so if Deepak is to be convincing, those questions are the challenges he must address. The real issue, as Deepak says, is knowledge and how you attain it. , does not mean that they dismiss the value of those qualities in other areas of life.

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