Orion Jones

Orion Jones, Managing Editor
Big Think

Most recent email: 29 January 2018

Dear Orion:

What if the universe is best described by Euler’s equation
and we live in an exponential universe? More… Hawking may have
grasped it when in his 2016 PBS-TV series, Genius, he says,
“Everything in existence (is) expanding exponentially…”
We’ll forgive him when he adds “in every direction.” More…

But, what if Hawking is wrong when he says that we started
from , “…an infinitely hot, infinitely dense point.” Even his old
friend and co-author, Neil Turok, says he’s wrong. But what if
the universe started most simply, but infinitesimally at the Planck
base units of Length and Time, and at the very small Planck Mass
and Planck Charge, and we quietly expanded exponentially?

I invite you to take a look a chart that starts at the Planck Time and goes
to the Age of the Universe (the fullness of time, or the Now) in just 202
base-2 notations. There is enough granularity to see if the numbers cohere
and carry some logic. Chart

What if all these simple numbers within this chart provide
a credible path, a natural inflation imposing a certain isotropy-and-
homogeneity throughout the universe?

What if this natural inflation actually works for electroweak baryogenesis
within the current Standard Model of Big Bang cosmology, i.e. the only parts
of that theory being discounted are the initial conditions and the Inflationary Epoch?

That chart at least posits credible concepts and numbers for the expansion
to the baryogenesis and quark epochs and then to the current time.

What if we’ve had it wrong since 1716 when Leibniz forfeited the debate to Newton
regarding absolute space and time and space-time-light are all profoundly relational?
~Note: The first second of the universe emerges between notations 143 and 144 where
the Hadron Epoch picks up out of the total 202 notations to the current Age of the Universe.

Crazy? Not really. It’s a keyhole to John Wheeler’s plea for simplicity:
“Behind it all is surely an idea so simple, so beautiful, that
when we grasp it — in a decade, a century, or a millennium —
we will all say to each other, how could it have been otherwise?”

As silly as it all sounds, there just may be something to it. Thank you.

Most sincerely,

First email: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 3:15 PM

Dear Orion –

You might find some of our work to be of interest.
It originates from a high school in New Orleans:

The title of the most recent work,
“How did it all begin? And, what does it mean?”

And just for fun, I’ll provide a link to a bit of writing that asks questions,


Best wishes,


Bruce Camber

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