# Prospects of Inflation

@inproceedings{Linde2004ProspectsOI, title={Prospects of Inflation}, author={Andrei Linde}, year={2004} }

I will discuss the development of inflationary theory and its present status, including recent progress in describing de Sitter space and inflationary universe in string theory. ∗Extended version of the talk at the Nobel Symposium “Cosmology & String Theory,” August 2003

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