Evolution of the Universe

@article{Alpher1948EvolutionOT,
  title={Evolution of the Universe},
  author={Ralph A. Alpher and Robert K. Herman},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1948},
  volume={162},
  pages={774-775}
}
IN checking the results presented by Gamow in his recent article on “The Evolution of the Universe” [Nature of October 30, p. 680], we found that his expression for matter-density suffers from the following errors: (1) an error of not tailing into account the magnetic moments in Eq. (7) for the capture cross-section, (2) an error in estimating the value of α by integrating the equations for deuteron formation (the use of an electronic analogue computer leads to α = 1), and (3) an arithmetical… Expand

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