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en'Our Universe and Others' by Martin Rees
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<p>We are the outcome of a process which took nearly 14 billion years during which atoms, stars, planets and biospheres emerged from a hot and dense <em>big bang</em>. The details of this process are sensitive to a few important numbers — the so-called <em>constants</em> of physics.</p><p><a href="http://plus.maths.org/content/our-universe-and-others-martin-rees" target="_blank">read more</a></p>http://plus.maths.org/content/our-universe-and-others-martin-rees#commentsBig Bangcosmological inflationcosmologymultiversephilosophy of cosmologytheory of inflationFri, 13 Jun 2014 11:01:25 +0000mf3446116 at http://plus.maths.org/contentCosmology breakthrough raises new questions
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<p>Yesterday cosmologists at the University of Cambridge delivered their verdict on a major breakthrough that rocked science this week: the announcement of the <a href="http://bicepkeck.org/">BICEP2</a> project of direct evidence for an inflationary theory of the Universe and the existence of gravity waves (see <a href="http://plus.maths.org/content/first-swirling-glimpse-inflation-and-gravity-waves">here</a> for our report).<p><a href="http://plus.maths.org/content/cosmology-breakthrough-raises-new-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p>http://plus.maths.org/content/cosmology-breakthrough-raises-new-questions#commentscosmological inflationcosmologygravitational wavetheory of inflationThu, 20 Mar 2014 11:13:24 +0000mf3446067 at http://plus.maths.org/content