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“Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.” -Louis Pasteur Well, it’s been another doozy of a week here on Starts With A Bang, and we’ve run the gamut from the far future to the smallest theoretical scales, from Hubble to the highest energies. If you missed…

“The heart can get really cold if all you’ve known is winter.” -Benjamin Alire Sáenz If you didn’t read everything this week on Starts With A Bang, it’s hard to blame you. Each week, on practically a daily basis, we’ve got new pieces coming at you, sharing the wonders of the Universe in our own unique…

“The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” -Marcel Proust As another fine week comes to a close at Starts With A Bang, let’s take a look back at all the topics we’ve taken on: Where did light first come from? (for Ask Ethan), Zooming into a fractal (for our Weekend Diversion),…

“Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.” -Laurence J. Peter This past week was a super busy one on Starts With A Bang, from dark energy to stars to a fabulous book review and more! Just in the last seven days, we’ve looked at: What if dark energy…

“The simple fact of existence, of being aware that you are aware; this to me is the most astounding fact.” -William Hurt There was so much that happened this past week on Starts With A Bang, from eruptions to bad science reporting to black holes and more, that we couldn’t help but share so much with…

“The simple fact of existence, of being aware that you are aware; this to me is the most astounding fact.” -William Hurt It’s amazing how quickly a week can go by, yet equally amazing how much a week can contain. First the first time since we’ve begun having contributor posts here at Starts With A Bang,…

“If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that’s a full day. That’s a heck of a day. You do that seven days a week, you’re going to have something special.” –Jim Valvano It’s been a little too long since I rounded up the best of your comments and doled out the astrophysics knowledge to…

“That there were other worlds, invisible, unknown, beyond imagination even, was a revelation to him.” –Kim Edwards And every time two particles interact with one another, the Universe is forever different from how it was a moment before. Here at Starts With A Bang, this past week saw us explore a number of aspects of our ever-changing…

“Many have argued that a vacuum does not exist, others claim it exists only with difficulty in spite of the repugnance of nature; I know of no one who claims it easily exists without any resistance from nature.” –Evangelista Torricelli The Universe is here, within us, out there in the great abyss beyond, and in…

“True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupery Every week holds an amazing look at the Universe in a unique way here at Starts With A Bang, and this week saw not only a series of new posts from me, but two contributed ones, including…