From Jim Gilliam's blog archivesGuth's Grand Guess
April 25, 2002 4:20 PM
"The primordial 'stuff' of inflation, Guth and other cosmologists contend, is very likely a spontaneous creation, a no-strings gift that boiled out of absolutely nowhere by means of an utterly random but nonetheless scientifically possible process."
Edward Tryon, Nature Magazine, 1973: "I offer the modest proposal that our Universe is simply one of those things which happen from time to time."
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