Since Monday, the scientific community has been celebrating the discovery of what seems to be “smoking gun” evidence of the Big Bang. In a discovery that is touted as being on par with that of the Higgs boson in 2012, scientists now have found the first direct evidence of the Big Bang.
Data from the BICEP project, which deployed a special telescope in the south pole between 2005-2008 previously said that reading “strongly hinted” at inflation, but were “not sufficient to rule out other models of the early universe.” Something was missing.
If you guessed that it is the detection of the gravity wave background–something that could only result from inflation–you are correct!
As noted by Joelle Renstrom of Giant Freakin’ Robot,
This is exciting news! In fact, it was so exciting that FOX News actually reported it!
The rage experienced by FOX News viewers can best be expressed through interpretive dance.
Now that you have some idea what we’re working with, let’s see what the mindless masses had to say about it:
YOU BUILT THIS, FOX! Remember that.