Closing in on the Cosmos: Cosmology's Rebirth and the Rise of the Dark Matter Problem

@article{Swart2019ClosingIO,
  title={Closing in on the Cosmos: Cosmology's Rebirth and the Rise of the Dark Matter Problem},
  author={J. Swart},
  journal={arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics},
  year={2019},
  pages={257-284}
}
  • J. Swart
  • Published 2019
  • Physics
  • arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics
  • Influenced by the renaissance of general relativity that came to pass in the 1950s, the character of cosmology fundamentally changed in the 1960s as it became a well-established empirical science. Although observations went to dominate its practice, extra-theoretical beliefs and principles reminiscent of methodological debates in the 1950s kept playing an important tacit role in cosmological considerations. Specifically, belief in cosmologies that modeled a “closed universe” based on Machian… CONTINUE READING

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