The Dark Sector Lab (DSL), located 3/4 of a mile from the Geographic South Pole, houses the BICEP2 telescope (left) and the South Pole Telescope (right). Steffen Richter/Harvard University hide caption toggle caption Steffen Richter/Harvard University Opinion 13.7: Cosmos And Culture The Truth? It's Out There In The Fog April 9, 2014 How much can theories tell us about nature? For one thing, they can't tell you the truth. A recent cosmic discovery about the earliest moments of the Big Bang highlights this conundrum.