StartsWithABang 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. Starts With A Bang has the scoop.
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