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J Richard Gott
Professor Emeritus of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University

J Richard Gott is professor emeritus of astrophysical sciences at Princeton University and co-author of Welcome to the Universe (2016), with Neil deGrasse Tyson and Michael Strauss.

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Essay/Cosmology
Universe in a bubble

Maybe we don’t have to speculate about what life is like inside a bubble. It might be the only cosmic reality we know

J Richard Gott