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…