This is cosmology, not monetary policy. Guth’s theory of inflation has just received a big boost from the data. Here is Andrei Linde’s portrayal of how an inflationary field fluctuates. Here is a slower version with higher resolution. Here is Linde’s home page, which has many other time wasters.
Addendum: Best sentence I read today: "Galaxies are nothing but quantum mechanics writ large across the sky," by Brian Greene.