A Computer Called the Universe
On a shining morning in the summer of 1948, Ralph Alpher, a 27-year-old graduate student, was walking in his most elegant suit towards the main building of the Princeton University to discuss his Ph.D. dissertation. The event had generated a lot of public interest because of the unusual topic, prominently mentioned in the local newspaper: he was going to debate aspects of the world’s creation.
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