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SirIsaacNewton’stheoryofuniversalgravitationproclaimedthatifthedragfromtheaircouldbeeliminatedalongwithallthefrictionfromthetiresandballbearings,IcouldglideallthewaytoTacomawithnogas.Infact,IwouldreachTacomawithsuchvelocityIwouldflythroughsouthernBritishColumbiaanduptheFraserRivercanyontothehighway’send,severalmilesnorthofLillooet.ThesamewouldholdtrueifIturnedmycararoundandheadedsouththroughCalifornia’sCentralValley,continuingdowntheBajaCaliforniaPeninsulatotheendpointatCaboSanLucas.Tofeelthepowerofthisgravitationalforce,Ishiftedintoneutral.AsEarthpulledthecardownthemountain,ahumanbeinginsidereflectedonthecosmicdynamicsatwork.IconjuredtheforestedhillsinSouthernOregonandsawmylittlecarsoaringupandovertheminresponsetoEarth’sgravity.ThisimaginaryjourneywasrootedintheworkofGalileoandNewton.Theirtheorieshadfoundtheirwayintomodernconsciousnesssothatevenwithsomethingasordinaryasdrivingonafreeway,humanscouldunderstandtheiractionsascongruentwiththeprocessesoftheuniverse.Wewillwitnessourmindsrestructuringthemselvesaswelearntothinkandliveinalignmentwithuniversecreativity.FeelingsofexpansionwashedovermeasItookthisin.Howeeriethatatdistinctmomentsinthetwentiethcentury,thedynamicsofcosmogenesisbegantosurfaceinthehumanimagination.Ouruniversehadbeencreatingitselfforbillionsofyearsandsuddenly,throughtheworkofahandfulofhumanbeings,theuniversefoundawaytoreflectonitself,onhowithaddevelopedoverbillionsofyears.Whowerethosehumanswhoenabledthisawareness?Whowerethekeyscientistswhobecametheeyesthatsawcosmicevolution?AsIsailedthroughthenight,mymindsiftedthroughitsknowledgewiththeaimofnamingthem.Hisfieldequations,publishedin1916,predictedthecosmicexpansionandbecamethefoundationformathematicalcosmologistsaroundtheplanet.Indeed,hissixteenpartialdifferentialequationscanbeconsideredthetheoreticalcoreofthenewevolutionarycosmology.Butassignificantasthatachievementmightbe,thereareproblemswithchoosingEinsteinasthefountainhead.Einsteinflatlyopposedtheideathattheuniversehadanoriginintime.DowewanttonameEinsteinasthediscovereroftheexpandinguniversewhenhehimselfinsisted,foratime,thattheuniverseasawholedidnotchange?IfEinsteinisnottheprimarydiscoverer,thenextcontender