gamma     Thu, Dec 10, 2009  Permanent link
To find out how tiny is the place I occupy in the universe, I would need to compress myself into a very hard, rock solid, dense and cramped object. Object, whom we shall call from this moment on the Quarkonium, would contain some singularities and other strange phenomena related to the matter from within the black hole, but after 7 trillion years of spaghettification and compactification. My first "ouch" would crack the rock and I would explode, thus creating a new world again large and mighty in its own right.

New deep field survey: 
gamma     Fri, Dec 11, 2009  Permanent link
Mystery of dark matter in a great old lecture: