Monthly Archives: August 2014

Olber’s Paradox

Olber’s paradox dates back to the 16th century and is often cited as evidence to support the idea that the universe had a finite beginning in the form of a Big Bang.  The paradox concerns the idea that a dark night sky conflicts with the idea that the universe is infinite, eternal and static.   It is named after […]

The GUTs of the Matter

Scientists have long sought to show that various different forces of nature are in fact just different manifestations of a single common force.  It is felt that by doing so it will offer insights into the way the universe works and produce a much simpler model. The pressure to simplify our understanding of the universe […]