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Rob Sheldon on the recent reduction in the age of the universe

Sheldon: I have long advocated a rewrite of the Big Bang model that converts the cosmic microwave numbers into a Hubble constant. But strangely, like Darwin's model in biology, we see few cosmologists willing to kill the sacred cow. They would rather change the laws of physics ("new physics") than change their model. Read More ›

Universe a billion years younger! Scientists scrambling!! Oh, wait…

Rob Sheldon’s alternative headline for the same story: The expansion rate from Planck (68 km/s/Mpc) doesn't match the expansion rate from Hubble Easy to account for. (There are enough real mysteries in the universe without this nonsense.) Read More ›