Big Picture Science – Before the Big Bang: Andrei Linde
by Gary Niederhoff on December 17, 2012
Part 5 of Before the Big Bang, featuring Andrei Linde, physicist at Stanford University speaking about the many theories under investigation that may help explain the origins of our universe (and others).
There's a new big dipper in the nighttime sky.
No, it's not a cozy constellation, but a distant, non-descript star that behaves like a shipboard semaphore, beaming flashes of light into the cosmic darkness that seem random, but... (read more)