Confidence isn’t walking into a room with your nose in the air, and thinking you are better than everyone else, it’s walking into a room and not having to compare yourself to anyone else in the first place.
The interplay between these new theoretical ideas and new high‐quality observational data has catapulted cosmology from the purely theoretical domain and into the field of rigorous experimental science. This process began at the beginning of the twentieth century, with the work of Albert Einstein.
Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.