# Cosmology: Myth or science?

@article{Alfvn1976CosmologyMO, title={Cosmology: Myth or science?}, author={Hannes Alfv{\'e}n}, journal={Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy}, year={1976}, volume={5}, pages={79-98} }

The history of cosmology is examined critically. Ideas that lay the foundation of the plasma universe are presented. >

## 17 Citations

### Cosmological consequences of the particle-antiparticle gravitational repulsion hypothesis: the Newtonian model of the universe

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The model of the gravitationally neutral Universe (GNU), i.e., a giant but finite 3D Ball expanding in the infinite static Euclidean space, is considered. The model is based on the antigravitation…

### Cosmological Solutions in the Framework of Lorentz-Invariant Gravitation Theory

- Physics
- 2015

All solutions of the equations of General Relativity concerning the movement of single massive bodies relative to each other and which are tested experimentally, were obtained by us within the…

### Lorentz-invariant gravitation theory.

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- 2016

Using the results of chapter 2 in this chapter, we will list the quantum equations and relationships which correspond to our goal the construction of the LIGT. Then we consider the transition from…

### The Origin of the Universe and Event of Birth: Phenomenological Parallels

- Philosophy
- 2012

We argue that a) the idea of the Big Bang in its philosophical essence represents a sophisticated disguise of the problem of the historically contingent present of the universe's display, and hence,…

### Physics before and after Einstein

- Physics, Education
- 2005

It is now a century ago that one of the icons of modern physics published some of the most influential scientific papers of all times. With his work on relativity and quantum theory, Albert Einstein…

### On Religious and Antireligious Customization of Contemporary Physics

- Physics
- 2014

In 1679, at Uppsala University, the young student Nils Celsius, son of the mathematics professor Magnus Celsius and father of the renowned astronomer Anders Celsius, presented a controversial…

### Towards Constituting the Identity of the Universe: Apophaticism and Transcendental Delimiters in Cosmology

- Philosophy
- 2012

The paper discusses the limits in knowability of the universe in modern cosmology which arise from the human condition. We argue that the alleged identity of the universe as a whole can only be…

### Selftranscendence and Symmetrybreak: Some Notes on Cognition and Selforganization in Erich Jantsch’s Theory of Natural Systems

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- 1988

Erich Jantsch’s theory of natural systems might be summarized in the following three interconnected major propositions: 1 natural systems are evolving systems; 2 natural systems are dissipative…

### A New Cosmological Model: Black Hole Universe

- Physics, Education
- 2009

A new cosmological model called black hole universe is proposed. According to this model, the universe originated from a hot star-like black hole with several solar masses, and gradually grew up…

### Density and velocity distribution function for freely expanding matter

- Physics
- 2016

For a system of noninteracting particles being initially in a spherical volume of a given radius, the density evolution and the distribution function are considered for various initial conditions. In…

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