Re: Big Bang: How widely accepted?

Roger M. Wilcox (
9 Sep 1995 14:10:51 -0700

>In <> (Robert Roosen) writes:
>> Let me put it another way. The Big Band Model is certainly a
^^^ ^^^^ ^^^^^

Oh, Seventy-six trombones led the big parade,
With a hundred-and-ten cornets close at hand.

>>nice physical model. It does indeed contain most of the observational
>>information presently available from physical astronomy. However, it is
>>just that--a model. i. e. a fit to a limited set of observations. For
>>instance, the Big Bang does not include telepathy in its model.

(stifled chuckle)
It doesn't include rice pudding or income tax, either.

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