3rd Quarter Bonus Critique

3rd Quarter Bonus Critique - Follow the Bouncing Universe...

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“Follow the Bouncing Universe” By Martin Bojowald Scientific American October 2008 Issue Pages 45-51 By John Malloy
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“Follow the Bouncing Universe” by Martin Bojowald discusses different theories on the origin of our universe. Bojowald, in contrast to the very popular Big Bang Theory, believes in a relatively new concept. The “Bounce Theory” claims that the universe did not come from a single massive explosion, but rather shrunk into a miniscule ball, and grew back out. Upon re-expansion, though, it is theorized that the universe was “mirrored,” meaning what was left is now right, and what was up is now down. This is a puzzling concept to grasp, but very intriguing when looked at more closely. The author’s main argument toward his view is pointing out flaws in other theories. Bojowald cites one main problem with the Big Bang Theory. The Big Bang Theory takes the assumption that since our universe is ever-growing, it must have started somewhere. More specifically, this theory claims that the universe
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