The Universe in a Chocolate Creme Egg

Article written: 24 Apr , 2011
Updated: 18 Jan , 2016

Can chocolate cream eggs help explain the mysteries of the Universe? As part of the University of Nottingham’s Sixty Symbols science video series, the Cadbury creme egg has been featured this week, with several eggcellent videos just in time for Easter. This one discusses the cosmological constant, and the possibility of how we might be surrounded by tiny eggs from another dimension. Surprisingly, scientists can explain and demonstrate the some fundamental scientific laws that govern the universe with yummy cream filled chocolate eggs. See more egg-themed discussions at Sixty Symbols.

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6 Responses

  1. Navneeth says

    Nicely done for a popular-level explanation.

  2. jaycee says

    Petty I know, but it is a Creme egg, not Cream.

  3. RUF says

    My absolute favorite candy. I love it when they hit the shelves at the market every Easter. Yummmm.

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    Aqua says

    Very tasty!

  5. Paul Eaton-Jones says

    Some of the expert contributors could learn much from this guys presentational skills and ways of explaining something as deep as this. Brilliant.

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