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posted by Dopefish on Monday February 24 2014, @12:00PM   Printer-friendly
from the my-stomach-is-too-small-to-eat-all-that dept.

Covalent writes "Scientists suggest that the early universe could be better understood by considering its viscosity which, as it turns out, was similar to that of chocolate syrup. Researchers claim to be able to use this approach (along with as yet unavailable measurements) to determine precisely how inflation took place in the instants after the Big Bang.

Green cheese, the Milky Way... Now chocolate syrup. The universe is a complicated but delicious place!"

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  • (Score: 3, Funny) by c0lo on Monday February 24 2014, @02:45PM

    by c0lo (156) Subscriber Badge on Monday February 24 2014, @02:45PM (#5827) Journal

    Further, that the specific distribution of mass that we see today, along with these fluid dynamics computations, could be used to determine exactly how (and what type) of inflation took place in the early universe.

    Not to mention that, if the modelled chocolate syrup is one with a high enough cocoa content, one might be able to tell what happened with the elusive dark matter.


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