# Cosmology: Myth or science?

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

Cosmology began when man began to ask: What is beyond the horizon and what happened before the earliest event I can remember? The method of finding out was to ask those who had travelled very far; they reported what they had seen, and also what people they had met far away had told them about still more remote regions. Similarly, grandfather told about his young days and what his grandfather had told him and so on. But the information was always increasingly uncertain the more remote the… Expand

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