An illustration of the early Universe as consisting of quantum foam, where quantum fluctuations are large, varied and important on the smallest of scales (NASA/CXC/M.Weiss)

Was Our Universe Born In Chaos?

Our Universe appears similar in every location and direction we look, but that doesn’t mean it was always so.

“The design of the universe…is very magnificent and shouldn’t be taken for granted.” -Charles W. Misner

One of the longstanding questions in cosmology involves whether or not the universe has always been…

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The Universe is out there, waiting for you to discover it.

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Paul Halpern

Paul Halpern

Physicist and science writer. Author of Synchronicity: The Epic Quest to Understand the Quantum Nature of Cause and Effect

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