Archives for April 9, 2010

“Cosmologists are often in error, but never in doubt.” -Lev Landau I’ve been telling you about the Big Bang, the greatest story ever told, and the entire natural history of the Universe. Let’s remind you — historically — of how our conception of the Universe changed as we learned more about our surroundings. Maybe the…

My Brush With Fame?

Those of you who’ve been reading Starts With A Bang since this last summer may have seen this article I wrote — The Math of the Fastest Human Alive — about Usain Bolt’s world record in the 100 meter dash. Little did I know what type of interest this would generate. A few weeks after…