What Came Before the Big Bang?

As I was reading Neil Degrasse Tyson’s Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, one of Tyson’s first chapters was a thorough explanation and timeline into the birth of the universe. However, I found it interesting that the book assumed the Big Bang was the first step. There must have been something else before our universe. […]

Where is the Universe Expanding?

        When I look up at the night sky and wonder upon where we are in this vast pocket in the cosmos, I find it is the simpler questions that yield the more complicated answer. Many may be aware of the theory of the expansion of the universe. However, there is still […]