The really cool thing on the big bang is that it was predicted that there should be a return image of the Cosmic Background radiation. Oh course at that point (the 40s) the was no equipment that was able to test it. Once we had the equipment there it was just like the critics who said it had to be there for it to be valid.
As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. -HL Mencken 1933