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Jim Holt

If you turn on your television and tune it between stations, about 10 percent of that black-and-white speckled static you see is caused by photons left over from the birth of the universe. What grater proof of the reality of the Big Bang–you can watch it on TV.

Jim Holt, Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story, New York, 2012, p. 26