|Here it comes|
Basta it was from the book The Hidden Reality, and if you can explain something physics-y with words like cosmic heirloom and thundering intensity talking about photons and mesons and bosons and quarks you know you know what Scott Adams was talking about.
|Read it and weep|
So what Greene was saying in that chapter essentially was (and the problem with audiobooks--yes, I bought it off of Audible, I'm not cheap--is you can't bookmark a spot) how some remnants of the great big universe-creating explosion of the Big Bang can still be observed today. How 1% of the white noise you get on TV sets when you're tuned in to a channel that has stopped broadcasting is actually the radiation given off by the universe at the specific moment it was born.
I don't know about you but that just about blows my mind.
In other news, George makes an appearance on Tumblr! This pic was from before he was famous:
I don't really ask him about it. I take good care of plants' feelings. I wish I could do a better job with people. People! Now that's another story.
P.S. So I have fun with titles.