TIS#015 01/05/15 The Big Bang, Curlicues, Bicep & Planck
Today In Space, Alex introduces the new assistant to the show. The two go over the Big Bang, what it is and how we know about it. Alex then goes into the controversy with the Bicep teams study on Inflation and what the Standard Cosmological Model is - as it relates to the Big Bang.
And don't forget to check out the SpaceX Launch tomorrow (01/06/15) at 6AM EST here
I'll be covering the launch with the Assistant tomorrow and it should be out by 7PM
- New Spyder telescope launched from balloon in Antarctica
- Arguments against bicep - dust in calculations
The standard cosmological model - Lambda CDM explaination http://www.cosmotography.com/images/cosmological_modeling_overview.html