An intriguing announcement from the folks at CERN (read here). At one level this is a coincidence. Why should the cosmos sound like European classical music, especially Beethoven? Pattern recognition run amok? But then it does point to a truth I reference in ‘Paradise’. The main protagonist Akash Jayarama mentions the Indian philosophy of Kashmir Shaivism, especially the idea of Spanda – that the essence of the cosmos is vibration and that the laws of physics are harmonic patterns.