Tag Archives: Big Bang

Space – the Final Front Ear

Sorry about the fabricated mondegreen, which obviously references the Star Trek series of films and TV shows. Captain Kirk saw space, or more correctly distance, as a barrier, but it really is one of the factors that determines the structure … Continue reading

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Considering the Universe

(Once again I wrote this on Sunday, but forgot to post it on Monday) When we are considering the Universe we are considering something that we are part of, and of which we share the characteristics, such as, for example, … Continue reading

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Time Travelling

View image | gettyimages.com Time stories have been around for years, and yet we have seen no time travellers. If there are time travellers, then they are hiding from us. That would be pretty hard, since society and language are … Continue reading

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The Negative Universe

  If cosmologists are to be believed the Universe came from nothing and is likely to return to nothing. This is odd as there seems to be an awful lot of it! There are between ten to the power 78 … Continue reading

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Synergy and Emergence

I’m fascinated by the phenomenon of synergy. Wikipedia defines it as follows: Synergy┬áis the interaction of multiple elements in a system to produce an effect different from or greater than the sum of their individual effects. One man might be … Continue reading

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Nothing

Nothing is an interesting concept with many different aspects. Maths, science, philosophy and many other fields of endeavour have their own overlapping concepts of nothing, zero, null or just the absence of anything. Some computer languages have a concept of … Continue reading

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