Thursday, August 14, 2008
Quote of the Day: Apparent Conflict with "Common Wisdom"
Drs. Dekel and Zehavi, Cosmologists
“This type of universe, however, seems to require a degree of fine tuning of the initial conditions that is in apparent conflict with ‘common wisdom’.” (h/t y-origins.com)
Avishai Dekel holds the Andre Aisenstadt Chair of Theoretical Physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is known for his study of the formation of galaxies and large-scale structure in the dark matter-dark energy dominated Universe.
Idit Zehavi is an astrophysicist. Her research interests include cosmology and the large-scale structure of the universe, galaxy biasing, galaxy formation and evolution, structure formation, clustering of galaxies and cosmic flows.
She is an Asssistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University.
"... nothing intellectually compelling or challenging.. bald assertions coupled to superstition... woefully pathetic"