Alec Nevala-Lee

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Here is an example of what seems to be general practice in astronomy: when two alternatives are available, choose the more trivial. It was so with the discovery of pulsars—white dwarfs, everybody said they were, until confrontations with fact showed otherwise. And it is so today throughout cosmology. Astronomers seem to live in terror that someday they will discover something important.

Fred Hoyle, Home is Where the Wind Blows

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December 7, 2018 at 7:30 am

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