Inflationary schism after Planck2013

  title={Inflationary schism after Planck2013},
  author={Anna Ijjas and Paul J. Steinhardt and Abraham Loeb},
  journal={Physics Letters B},
Classic inflation, the theory described in textbooks, is based on the idea that, beginning from typical initial conditions and assuming a simple inflaton potential with a minimum of fine-tuning, inflation can create exponentially large volumes of space that are generically homogeneous, isotropic and flat, with nearly scale-invariant spectra of density and gravitational wave fluctuations that are adiabatic, Gaussian and have generic predictable properties. In a recent paper, we showed that, in… Expand

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