Book Review: A Universe From Nothing


A Universe From Nothing. Lawrence M. Krauss. Simon and Schuster. Atria paperback. 202pgs. $15. Cosmology isn’t much different from geography. In fact, cosmologists are the universe’s geographers. Cosmologists study the traits, characteristics, and behaviors of our universe. To conduct such studies cosmologists must map the objects of our universe. Every galactic and intergalactic object has…

Humbling Geography


When Douglas Adams passed away in his literate prime, the world lost a great humorist. One of his best characters,¬†Zaphood Beeblebrox, to try to bring him some humility, was placed in a peculiar chamber, the Total Perspective Vortex. While in the chamber, he was oriented and scaled in position relative to everything in the known…