Re: Evidence for "Big Bang Theory"

Carl J Lydick (carl@SOL1.GPS.CALTECH.EDU)
26 Apr 1995 03:28:11 GMT

In article <3nka36$>, (Phil A. Willems) writes:
=>I had some mail from somebody else supporting the theory because his
=>company manufactures and sells the instruments which measure whatever
=>it is said to have happened.
=>OK, anyone is entitled to make a living, but what does it have to do
=>with anthropology?
= Well, you've got me there. I'm puzzled myself as to why
=this thread is here.

If I recall correctly, it started out with somone claiming that the Big Bang
theory was somehow a part of an Eastern religion that's been in existence for
millenia, and that the fact that the Big Bang theory is currently the best
model physics has to offer of the beginning of the universe somehow proved that
that religion was valid. I.e., somebody's been listening to Deepak Chopra's

Disclaimer: Hey, I understand VAXen and VMS. That's what I get paid for. My
understanding of astronomy is purely at the amateur level (or below). So
unless what I'm saying is directly related to VAX/VMS, don't hold me or my
organization responsible for it. If it IS related to VAX/VMS, you can try to
hold me responsible for it, but my organization had nothing to do with it.