Comment on The Great Empty Nothing to Fear

vicente Thu, Dec 13, 2007
At this point, I wonder how surprised most people would be if it turned out to be holes in the universe... have you heard about the theory that our observation of the universe is causing it's life to shorten? It's a sticky thing to wrap your mind around, but there's a really good episode on that same podcast where a cosmologist discusses some evidence that may prove this. Imagine, the observation of an object, can affect it's past, not by altering the history in the past, but by some weird mathematical quirk, it does. He stresses that nothing actually "changes", but the past is altered. Argh...