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The Big Bang's Last Great Prediction 80

StartsWithABang (3485481) writes "Even with the add-ons of dark matter, dark energy and inflation, the Big Bang still thrives as the most successful scientific model of the Universe ever constructed. It not only accounting for phenomena like the abundance of the light elements, the cosmic microwave background, and the Universe's large-scale structure, but it's led to observable predictions about their details that have since been verified. But there's one thing the Big Bang has generically predicted that we haven't been able to test: a cosmic background of low-energy, relic neutrinos."
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The Big Bang's Last Great Prediction

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  • by Eunuchswear ( 210685 ) on Friday May 23, 2014 @06:16AM (#47073027) Journal

    Essentially, all models are wrong, but some are useful.

    -- George E. P. Box

  • Re:ROFL (Score:5, Insightful)

    by paiute ( 550198 ) on Friday May 23, 2014 @08:40AM (#47073427)

    " the Big Bang still thrives as the most successful scientific model of the Universe ever constructed."

    Really? Then give us proof where all of that matter came from so the big bang could happen. If it already existed to allow the big bang to occur, then where did it come from before that?

    A degree in cosmology takes years of study and research. A degree in cosmetology can be obtained in six months. Your girlfriend will laugh and ridicule your opinions in cosmetology, but you feel fully qualified to comment on the current questions being studied in cosmology.

Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, and a dark side, and it holds the universe together ... -- Carl Zwanzig