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9 Mar 2015, 11:00 UTC (From Astro 127) By Dr. Kelsey Johnson The 2nd annual Heidi Winter Memorial Lecture. Wed, Feb 11, 2015, NRAO Auditorium. The 8 mysteries: - 8: What is dark matter? - 7: What is dark energy? - 6: What happens inside black holes? - 5: Are we alone? Is there other life in the Universe? - 4: Are there other dimensions? - 3: What determines the laws of nature? - 2: Is the Universe "Fine tuned"? - 1: What caused the beginning of the Universe? The mysteries Kelsey had to leave off for time reasons: - 10: What is the nature of time? - 9: What is the shape of the Universe? Clarke's 3 laws: - If a distinguished but elderly scientist says something is possible, he is almost certainly right. If he says it's impossible, he's very probably wrong. - The only way of discovering the limits of the possible in to venture a little way past them into the impossible. - Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Links: The Universe pie chart: https://thesciencegeek01.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/dark-energy-now.png The Bullet Cluster: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/image/0608/bulletcluster_comp_f2048.jpg The WMAP Cosmic Microwave Background: http://cosmology.berkeley.edu/Education/CosmologyEssays/images/WMAP_skymap.jpg Cosmic acceleration: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_History_of_the_Universe.jpg Einstein's field equation: http://www.math.fsu.edu/~dli/einsteinfieldeq.jpg Stress energy tensor: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/fe/StressEnergyTensor_contravariant.svg/236px-StressEnergyTensor_contravariant.svg.png Black hole gravitational ...
http://www.nasa.gov/content/this-week-nasa-march-6-2015: This Week @ NASA, March 6, 2015
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