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"Some more meta- (or is it pata- ?) physical humor, from (ta-da) the Templeton Foundation. More specifically, from the Rutgers Templeton Project in Philosophy of Cosmology blog (emphasis mine)
Arg. Yet another coffee-soaked keyboard."
"Heh. There's two layers of translations at work here since English is not my first language either - maybe we were lucky, they canceled each other out and you understood what I meant better than I wrote it ;-)"
"Thank you, ive been thinkin about this for awhile now, and this is the most satisfying answer ive got so far!
P.S. although i speek "good enough" English, i always get "lost in translation" when i talk science :)"
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"My understanding from what Krauss was saying is that the Big Bang occurred because sufficient virtual particles popped into existence in a vast "emptiness" ("nothing"), to trigger the Big Bang. His "universe from…"