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Comments of the Week #179: From mirrorless telescopes to the physics ideas that must die

8 Oct 2017, 19:20 UTC
Comments of the Week #179: From mirrorless telescopes to the physics ideas that must die
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“It’s easier to hold onto a bad idea if you never share it, and it’s harder to defend one if you let it out.” -Victor LaValle
After catching up with a big double-dose of our comments last week, Starts With A Bang! is here again with the latest! For those of you looking forward to my newest book, Treknology, it drops just one week from today! I will have special instructions on next week’s comments of the week for anyone who wants me to personally ship them an autographed copy, so look for it if you want one! With that said, let’s take a look back at our past week, and all the stories we’ve hit:

Why don’t we build a telescope without mirrors or lenses? (for Ask Ethan),
The Suspect Science Of Star Trek: Discovery, ‘Context Is For Kings,’ Season 1, Episode 3 (ST:DIS review),
Gravitational Waves Win 2017 Nobel Prize In Physics, The Ultimate Fusion Of Theory And Experiment,
The Nobel Doesn’t Mean Gravitational Wave Astronomy Is Over; It’s Just Getting Good,
Are space, time, and gravity all just illusions?,
Inflation isn’t just science, it’s the origin of our Universe, and
Five brilliant ideas for new physics that ...

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