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A blog by Leon Oudejans


A conscious Universe must be expanding

Nobody knows what predates the Big Bang. Nobody even knows if there was a Big Bang event. "In 1927, Belgian physicist-priest Georges Lemaître (1894-1966) [] theorized that the Universe was receding in response to an initial "explosion" event that created space-time, which had been regarded as separate until Einstein's Relativity theory conjoined them." (source)...

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There is no dark matter. Instead, information has mass, physicist says (Big Think)

Big Think title: There is no dark matter. Instead, information has mass, physicist says Big Think subtitle: Is information the fifth form of matter? Date: 21 January 2020 ["Summary:] Researchers have been trying for over 60 years to detect dark matter. There are many theories about it, but none are supported by evidence. The mass-energy-information equivalence...

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Does everything have a reason?

Does everything have a reason?

A regular reader of my blogs will know that I like asking the Why question. Recently, someone asked me a counter question: does everything have a reason? After taking a moment, I answered "Yes". I could not think of anything that doesn't have a reason (eg, for being, for happening). It might be useful, however, to elaborate on the word reason. In my view, cause...

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The final remark in yesterday's blog wondered whether life and relationships are all about reciprocity. That remark struck a nerve inside me because reciprocity even has its own blog label since late 2015. Nevertheless, I viewed reciprocity as human interaction. I failed to see its relation with balance & symmetry, symbiosis and perhaps...

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Is the Universe a Giant living organism? (Disclose)

Disclose title: Is the Universe a Giant living organism? Publication date: 14 June 2015 "How do we humans identify life in todays era? Does life really need oxygen and water? Or is it possible that there are other organisms that need very different elements for life. If this is an acceptable theory, what about the universe? Could it be possible that the...

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Are planets evolutionary lab experiments? (3)

Astronomers have their own chicken and egg question: "it could be that the black holes appear first and then galaxies form around them, or it could be that the presence of many stars forming a galaxy pushes mass together and creates the black hole." (Digital Trends) This question may have been answered as a supermassive black hole was noticed in a tiny galaxy. After...

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