Re: Big Bang: How widely accepted?

2 Sep 1995 16:58:16 GMT

(Robert Roosen) writes:

> Correct. The H-bomb calculations are quite similar to the Big
>Bang stuff. Funding for both areas of study comes from the same

Now wait a minute. Are you saying that Los Alamos is funding
astronomers? Maybe the particle physics is partially derived from
nuclear research, but the observations that the theory derives from?

As I recall, the microwave background radiation detection and calcs
came originally from Bell Labs, which did do AEC/DOE research (and
still does), but the scientists who worked on it (what's his name? I'm
so ashamed) came up with the measurement doing something entirely
unrelated to weapons research.

Wayne Johnson