big bang

Cosmic Certainties 19 September 2016

More trouble with string theory, an attempt to do away with inflation, and a novel theory of dark matter, critiqued.
A review of “Fashion, Faith and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe” by Roger Penrose.
[Wall Street Journal]

Weighing fast-moving particles 21 June 2001

Lost and found
The news that neutrinos have mass is both good and bad.