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Ever more holes in Big Bang cosmology.

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posted on Sep, 4 2009 @ 11:07 PM
Wonder how they will twisting things to pass it off now... But notice the fact they call it "The Axis of Evil" as if not knowing is evil.....

WHAT would you do if you found a mysterious and controversial pattern in the radiation left over from the big bang? In 2005, Kate Land and João Magueijo at Imperial College London faced just such a conundrum. What they did next was a PR master stroke: they called their discovery the cosmic "axis of evil".

What exactly had they seen? Instead of finding hot and cold spots randomly spattered across the sky as they expected, the pair's analysis showed that the spots in the cosmic microwave background (CMB) appeared to be aligned in one particular direction through space.

The apparent alignment is "evil" because it undermines what we thought we knew about the early universe. Modern cosmology is built on the assumption that the universe is essentially the same in whichever direction we look.

If the cosmic radiation has a preferred direction, that assumption may have to go - along with our best theories about cosmic history.

This disaster might be averted if we can show that the axis arises from some oddity in the way our telescopes and satellites observe the radiation. A nearby supercluster of galaxies could also save the day: its gravitational pull might be enough to distort the radiation into the anomalous form seen.

Nobody knows for sure. We are dealing with the limits of our capabilities, says Michael Longo of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. "All observations beyond our galaxy are obscured by the disc of the Milky Way," he points out, so we need to be careful how we interpret them.

The European Space Agency's recently launched Planck space telescope might settle the issue when it makes the most sensitive maps yet of the CMB. Until then, the axis of evil continues to terrorise us.

posted on Sep, 5 2009 @ 12:24 AM
That's right, the world is only 6000 years old. hehe

posted on Sep, 5 2009 @ 12:27 AM
reply to post by damwel

Nice strawman. Since when did I say that line of silliness?

posted on Sep, 5 2009 @ 12:45 AM

Originally posted by damwel
That's right, the world is only 6000 years old. hehe

Referring to the Bible, it was made about 6000 years ago. I believe that. However, it was made with the appearance of age. Seems plausible, since it scientifically tests out as aged. When you think about it, Adam and Eve were created aged, so were the trees from which they ate food, and the animals Adam named, etc. It is nothing for you and I to create something with the appearance of being aged. Heck, you can buy paint at Home Depot that will do that. That being said, with God being able to make the universe(s), it is nothing for God to make this planet aged.

Judging from the findings about the moon, there is a real eye opening amount of info to discuss there, too. The moon is older than the Sun and the Earth, and could not be a captured object in a symmetrical orbit.

I thought the British had proven the Big Bang could not have happened due to the more recent galaxies that are too young to be created in a BB. e+Search

[edit on 5-9-2009 by Jim Scott]

posted on Sep, 5 2009 @ 12:59 AM
reply to post by Jim Scott

Plausible I will grant you but I would argue improbable. After all, we could have been "created" just a split second ago with all memories of us having a past being fabrications but I rather doubt it.
And the link you provided... I don't know.

[edit on 5-9-2009 by Watcher-In-The-Shadows]


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