cosmic inflation

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cosmic inflation

n.
The theory that the universe underwent a brief period of exponential expansion shortly after the Big Bang. Also called inflation theory.
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Later, his own work contradicted some of that and he was instrumental to theories about inflationary cosmology, where the universe's beginning is more of a half ball.
By claiming that inflationary cosmology lies outside the scientific method, IS&L are dismissing the research of not only all the authors of this letter but also that of a substantial contingent of the scientific community.
In next section we discuss coupled system involving a scalar and a vector field which results useful for applications in inflationary cosmology and analyse in which conditions it is possible to extend the ideas explored in previous sections and if it is possible to find a conformal field theory representation of the theory aiming to calculate the properties of inflationary perturbations by using the conformal field theory machinery.
In this section we study a system of interacting scalar and vector fields which results useful for several applications to inflationary cosmology (Ratra, 1992; Dimopoulos et al.
Their new theory combines Richard Feynman's novel approach to Quantum Theory with recent formations of String Theory and Inflationary Cosmology.
Generally regarded as one of the most successful theories about the early universe, inflationary cosmology is not exactly under attack.
The year's developments, as illustrated in the technical literature, are synthesized in such areas of the science as theory and applications of reheating in inflationary cosmology, in search of extra-terrestrial high-energy neutrinos, beta beams, flavor physics constraints for physics beyond the standard model, the low-energy frontier of particle physics, the diffuse supernova neutrino background, Big Bang nucleosynthesis as a probe of new physics, triggering on heavy flavors at hadron colliders, and advances in calorimetry.
The model also provides a basis to resolve Bell's paradox and the cosmological constant discrepancy, and it claims to provide an alternative to Alan Guth's inflationary cosmology.
His research focuses on the earliest moments of creation and he has made seminal contributions to the understanding of inflationary cosmology, particle dark matter, and the theory of the big-bang.
Meanwhile, Sheldon is frustrated as Caltech is not allowing him to change from string theory to inflationary cosmology.
In inflationary cosmology, quantum fluctuations provide the energy for the expansion.
To get around some serious problems in that scenario, the inflationary cosmology proposes that there was at least one era when the cosmos expanded much faster than at the current rate (SN: 2/12/83, p.