Archive for the ‘The Reference Frame’ Category

The Reference Frame: RSS MSU corrections & record cold temperatures

February 6, 2008

It may or may not be of interest, but Western Europe has experienced quite a mild winter so far, and in the satellite pictures looks like a lonely spot of green surrounded by snow white all over the Northern Hemisphere…


The Reference Frame: New York Times about reincarnation in cosmology

January 18, 2008

About tipicality:

We live on a non-special planet, orbiting around a non-special star in a non-special galaxy belongin to a non-special local group, weakly linked to a non-special local supergroup in a non-special corner in the universe.

So shall we argue simply to substitute the “typical observer” assumption with a “non-special observer” one?