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Title: Cosmology as Science: From Inflation to the Future

Recent developments in cosmology bring to the forefront fundamental questions about our ability to falsify various fundamental assumptions about the universe.  I will discuss three issues that reflectmore » different aspects of these questions:  (1) "Proving" Inflation (2) Anthropic "Explanations" (3) Cosmology of the far future.« less
Title: Cosmology as Science: From Inflation to the Future
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Publication Date: 2008-06-25
OSTI Identifier: 987321
DOE Contract Number: AC02-07CH11359
Other Number(s): Other: Cosmology as Science - From Inflation to the Future
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Resource Relation: Conference: Fermilab Colloquia, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batvia, Illinois (United States), presented on June 25, 2008
Research Org: FNAL (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS ; 79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS
Publisher: Fermilab Colloquia Online: 2000 to the Present Videos of Science Lecture and Presentations from the Colloquium Program at Fermi National Laboratory
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:12:24
System Entry Date: 2018-01-11