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Twelve questions for Prof Richard Easther – NZ Herald

John Kerr posted in on August 5th, 2014.

As part of the New Zealand Herald’s ‘Twelve Questions’ series Sarah Stuart quizzes cosmologist Prof Richard Easther. An excerpt (read in full here): Professor Richard Easther is one of the world’s leading cosmologists, known for his work on what happened straight after the Big Bang. He spent 15 years at Ivy League universities in the […]

First direct evidence of cosmic inflation – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on March 18th, 2014.

US scientists say they have detected ripples in the universe that provide evidence of a massive and rapid inflation in the immediate wake of the Big Bang. They also presented data that represent the first images of gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time, often described as the “first tremors of the Big Bang.” The discovery, […]

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