Re: Evidence for "Big Bang Theory"

Earl Baker (
24 Apr 1995 22:06:07 -0500

In article <>,
>In Timothy Ferris' book _Coming of Age in the Milky Way_ he relates a
>story that the inventor of Inflation Theory said (I forgot his name):
>"It doesn't really take a lot of matter to replicate the conditions at
>the time of the Big Bang, but it does take a lot of pressure to replicate
>the density. In fact, if technology was advanced enough to apply enough
>pressure, it probably wouldn't take over 5 pounds of matter. For all we
>know, this universe may have been created in someone's basement!"

Brings to mind grandpa Munster--who frequently announced a new breakthrough
shortly after blowing up the basement.

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