Hubble - A tribute to Peter Bandtlow,
Bandtlow, THS '60,
once explained that most, but not all of the universe, would collapse in
upon itself - referred to today as the "Big Crunch."
This would be followed by
another "Big Bang."
And what happens to that
part of the universe that keeps expanding?
stardust" from "our universe" would recombine with
"other leftover stardust" and "new universes" would
"be born." Peter thought in terms of "a living
Some forty-five years
later, cosmologists have a theory called "The Greater Universe"
that approximates his explanation. Peter was indeed, years ahead of his
I thank Johannah for
providing this web site, and I thank Peter for sharing his excellent
insight, which at that time, was not yet expressed by academia. I thought
I would pass this along to all of you in his memory.