Aristotle once said,

"The search for truth is in one way hard and in another easy. For it is evident that no one can master it fully nor miss it wholly. But each adds a little to our knowledge of nature and from all the facts assembled these arises a certain grandeur."

Welcome: An Introduction

Setting: Starbucks
Katrina enters Starbucks, aproaches the front cash, orders a grande white chocolate mochachino, and waits for it to be served. Meanwhile she scans the cafe and spots Mr. Barry in a crisp new gecko blouse (custom fit) from Malaysia. As he sips on his wild sweet orange tazo tea, Katrina notices that he is reading the preface of The Science of Everyday Life. Since he is having a hard time with the technical writing style Jay Ingram posseses, Katrina decides to give him an introduction of her own...

In the novel, The Science of Everyday Life, Jay Ingram attempts to answer all of those questions that everyone ponders but no one looks into. The experiments described in this novel are very interesting and are hard evidence of the many theories explained. Since there were 26 chapters that weren't all that interesting, I chose the 10 best ideas to share with all of my viewers. Enjoy!

The Big Bang on Cable

The big bang can get really complicated, like many things in the universe. The reason why the universe’s history isn’t always set in stone is because it is so hard to physically explore. You can only go so far when exploring the universe in a space shuttle, and you can only get a signal from so far away. It must be so hard to be an astronomer knowing that there is so much in the universe but you can’t physically prove it. One cool fact about the big bang is that we can get a glimpse of it by simply turning on our T.V or radio. Did you know that the static and electric noises are particles of electromagnetic radiation? In fact, “three or four percent of these particles have been flying around outer space for 13 billion years.” You are viewing or hearing through that hiss sound, photons that are travelling in concert in waves of a specific length (not sure what that length is). They, as in all those brilliant scientists, describe the beginning of the big bang as the universe in a tight ball. Eventually the heat got so high that it exploded, and then everything in the universe started to drift apart. But if we keep drifting apart, aren’t we going to become too far from the sun that we experience eternal darkness. If this is true and the world doesn’t die out from some environmental problem, then we are going to be kickin’ it old school with candles because the sun will be too far away to light up the world. People don’t consider this because, again, there is no hard evidence. Anyways, photons from the big bang are still all around us. To be specific, several hundred trillion of these will pass by us every second in the form of light. The radiation they give off is only one ten-millionth of a hundred-watt light bulb, so it has no effect on us. More importantly, T.V and radio static does have a new found meaning to it; it lets you experience a mini version of what the big bang sounds like due to the fact that it contains some of its original particles.

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