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Now I’m All Hungry

In a fit of whimsy, New Scientist has published an article comparing various cosmological models to similarly-shaped snack food. Expect the Intelligent Design guys to work a “god had the munchies” angle into their arguments.

One possibility is that space is curved like a Pringle. At the centre of a Pringle, the surface curves up and down at the same time (see diagram). In theory, every point in our universe could be like that – in mathematical language, space could be negatively curved.

Link (via The Daily Grail)

Posted in Space August 11th, 2009 by Chip
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