« La pensée ne doit jamais se soumettre, ni à un dogme, ni à un parti, ni à une passion, ni à un intérêt, ni à une idée préconçue, ni à quoi que ce soit, si ce n'est aux faits eux-mêmes, parce que, pour elle, se soumettre, ce serait cesser d'être. »

Henri Poincaré

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jeudi 5 octobre 2017

Universe in a bubble, par J Richard Gott, professor emeritus of astrophysical sciences at Princeton University

Maybe we don’t have to speculate about what life is like inside a bubble. It might be the only cosmic reality we know

My history with bubble universes began in 1968 when I met Robert Kirshner while we were both undergraduates at Harvard in Massachusetts. He was a lively, funny, interesting fellow. We met up again a few years later, when he was a graduate student at Caltech in California and I was a new postdoc there. At Caltech, he had a piece of good luck that changed the direction of his career and, ultimately, helped reshape modern cosmology. [...]

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