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2006-Jun-26, 09:10 PM
When you think you have all the answers, it's time to stretch boundaries. Physicists get to do this all the time, and their boundaries seem to have no end. Leonard Susskind in his book The Cosmic Landscape takes the reader along to share his perceptions of the ultimate boundary; the one about our universe. However, rather than stretching the boundary, it's about the existence of a boundary itself that keeps that makes this book well strung together.

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2006-Jun-27, 04:28 PM
While this book is interesting it does contain at least one missconception. As Ellis has pointed out in arXiv:astro-ph/0603266 v1; Susskind's claim that evidence for the existence and nature of ‘pocket universes’ in a multiverse would be available via detailed study of the Cosmic Blackbody Background Radiation arrises from confusion between the nature of a particle horizon and an event horizon in cosmology.