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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We study the free scalar and the free vector fields for pedagogical purposes, to illustrate the technique and then study an inflationary model with interacting scalar and vector fields.
The standard inflationary model makes specific predictions about what this graph should look like.
observations of supernovae from the ESO Very Large Telescope in Chile, and WMAP5 data supporting the inflationary model of the universe.
Spitzer admits that his book could not have been written before 2003 when physicists Arvind Borde, Alan Guth, and Alexander Vilenkin established that any possible inflationary model of the universe must be temporally grounded in a singularity.
The existence of large-scale coherent features in the microwave background of this form would appear to contradict the inflationary model and would be a very distinctive signature of Penrose's model," said cosmologist David Spergel of Princeton University.
Cogollo, Rodriguez, & Valenzuela-Toledo, 2008a), I show in this paper that for a particular quadratic two-field slow-roll inflationary model with canonical kinetic terms, the one-loop correction to [B.
This being a cosmogonically philosophic problem of some significance, it would augur for the polemic that the mere existence of our own universe presupposes that it had a beginning, despite certain arguments from the inflationary model of astrophysics in recent years that it could have originated from nothing.
zeta]] of the primordial curvature perturbation [zeta], for a particular quadratic two-field slow-roll inflationary model with canonical kinetic terms.
They suggest that their theory addresses some of the flaws in the inflationary model of the universe and explain how theorists are using particle physics and string theory to model the new, cyclic model of the universe's origins.
The new data support some Big Bang add-on theories, such as the inflationary model, in which galaxy formation springs from small gravitational disturbances.
The inflationary model of the universe, first formulated by Guth a decade ago, suggests that the cosmos underwent a brief but tremendous growth spurt during its first microsecond.