It’s not every day you get a “woo hoo!” out of a physicist. But that’s just what happened earlier this week, when a University of Michigan physicist’s 25-year-old theory turned out to be one of the few models that explain the formation of the universe based on new information about rapid expansion of the universe just after the Big Bang.
So what’s the latest and greatest in the fabulous world of tech and science as the Tech Tour heads into its home stretch? Well, let’s dodge the early season snow and sleet to check out these gems…
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And what’s the latest from the tech world on this soggy ol’ Friday? Here, take a towel and dry off, and check out these dandies…
Physicists and astronomers have long believed that the universe has mirror symmetry, like a basketball. But recent findings from the University of Michigan suggest that the shape of the Big Bang might be more complicated than previously thought, and that the early universe spun on an axis.
A Wayne State University researcher has devised a groundbreaking measurement technique that could vastly improve physicists’ understanding of the first microsecond of the Big Bang and provide insight to fundamental questions about the universe.