Re: Anisotripic Universe

Robin Hanson (
Fri, 18 Apr 1997 13:54:19 -0700 (PDT)

Hal Finney writes:
>Several years ago I read (and reported here on) a book called "The Big
>Bang Never Happened". The author challenged conventional theories about
>the formation and evolution of the universe. He proposed that large
>scale dynamics were dominated by electromagnetic interactions rather
>than gravitational ones. He had some pictures of plasmas which resembled
>the shapes of galaxies, with spirals, etc.

The talk I heard said that magnetic field energy densities are
comparable to gravitational potential densities for many large scale
structures such as large molecular clouds.

Robin D. Hanson