April 30, 2011

History and Future of Everything (Abridged)

Ethan Siegel, ScienceBlogs


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Sometimes, you just need to take stock of what we know, and appreciate how far we've come. A hundred years ago, we thought the Universe consisted of the stars and nebulae in our Milky Way. We thought Newton's Law of Gravity governed it all, and that the other forces -- electromagnetism and a few weird quantum things -- were all there was.

So why not -- all in one article -- go through the entire history of the Universe, from as early as we can say anything sensible to as late as we can say anything sensible? Let's get on with it!

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TAGGED: Historical Events, The Future, Universe

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