" exceptional work... This erudite, idiosyncratic book more than earns a place on the library shelf. Highly recommended. - Choice Library Journal

"...a lucid exploration of modern scientific history... a unique synthesis" - Graham Harman

"...provocative and sharply written... makes a radical case..." - Brian Rotman

A philosophical critique of the cosmological physics behind big bang theory and the scientific understanding of our universe.

Metaphysical Experiments: Physics and the Invention of the Universe from University of Minnesota Press is now available worldwide



Read by almost 70,000 online, Bjørn's op-ed outlines some conclusions from the book and questions the orthodoxy of Big Bang theory.

The article was denounced by a Big Bang cosmologist in Forbes.

Read Bjørn's reply on this blog.


"No progress can be made in the philosophy of science
if the whole settlement is not discussed at once
in all its components: ontology, epistemology,
ethics, politics, and theology."

Bruno Latour



Philosopher of Science

PhD, University of Victoria, Canada
With extensive educational and practical background in journalism, communication theory and cybernetics, science and technology studies, political science, philosophy, and history of thought, Bjørn's enduring focus of interest is on the limits of scientific knowledge. An independent scholar based in Oslo, Norway, his current research is on the concept of energy in biophysics.

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