Einstein’s steady-state theory: an abandoned model of the cosmos

@article{ORaifeartaigh2014EinsteinsST,
  title={Einstein’s steady-state theory: an abandoned model of the cosmos},
  author={Cormac O’Raifeartaigh and Brendan McCann and Werner Nahm and Simon A. Mitton},
  journal={The European Physical Journal H},
  year={2014},
  volume={39},
  pages={353-367}
}
Abstract We present a translation and analysis of an unpublished manuscript by Albert Einstein in which he attempted to construct a ‘steady-state’ model of the universe. The manuscript, which appears to have been written in early 1931, demonstrates that Einstein once explored a cosmic model in which the mean density of matter in an expanding universe is maintained constant by the continuous formation of matter from empty space. This model is very different to previously known Einsteinian models… 

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