The Big Bang

The Big Bang theory about the origin of matter in our expanding universe was proposed on this date in 1948 inThe Physical Review by Ralph Asher Alpher and George Gamow. (Gamow, an eminent Soviet physicist who had ‘defected’ to the U.S. in 1934, added the name of Hans Bethe as an author so that the byline […]

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Passing Over and Out of India

An India Travelogue, Part 13 by Lawrence Bush Click for Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12.   WE ARE CUTTING SHORT our trip to India, with one week left (which would have involved a trip to Varanasi, the “holy city” on the Ganges River, and to Khajuraho, a city famous for its erotic temple sculptures). Our son has been hospitalized […]

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