Intergalactic radio absorption and the cobe data

@article{Lerner1995IntergalacticRA,
  title={Intergalactic radio absorption and the cobe data},
  author={E. Lerner},
  journal={Astrophysics and Space Science},
  year={1995},
  volume={227},
  pages={61-81}
}
  • E. Lerner
  • Published 1995
  • Physics
  • Astrophysics and Space Science
The COBE data on cosmic Background radiation (CBR) isotropy and spectrum are generally considered to be explicable only in the context of the Big Bang theory and to be confirmation of that theory. However, this data can also be explained by an alternative, non-Big Bang model which hypothesizes an intergalactic radio-absorbing and scattering medium. A simple, inhomogenous model of such an absorbing medium can reproduce both the isotropy and spectrum of the CBR within the limits observed by COBE… Expand
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