The New Inflationary Universe a

  title={The New Inflationary Universe a},
  author={A. Guth},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • A. Guth
  • Published 1983
  • Physics
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
During the past three or four years I and a number of other people who have traditionally regarded themselves as particle theorists have begun to dabble in the study of the early universe. Some people think we were motivated mainly by jealousy of Carl Sagan, but I hope to convince you today that there is also a motivation that stems directly from recent advances in particle physics itself. To explain this, let me begin by quickly summarizing the history of particle physics over the last decade… Expand
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