# Towards inflation in string theory

@article{Kachru2003TowardsII, title={Towards inflation in string theory}, author={Shamit Kachru and Renata Kallosh and Andrei Linde and Juan Martin Maldacena and Liam McAllister and Sandip P. Trivedi}, journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics}, year={2003}, volume={2003}, pages={013-013} }

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.

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