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Title: Inflationary Cosmology: Is Our Universe Part of a Multiverse?

In this talk, Guth explains the inflationary theory and reviews the features that make it scientifically plausible. In addition, he discusses the biggest mystery in cosmology: Why is the value of the more »cosmological constant, sometimes called the "anti-gravity" effect, so remarkably small compared to theoretical expectations?« less
Title: Inflationary Cosmology: Is Our Universe Part of a Multiverse?
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Publication Date: 2008-11-06
OSTI Identifier: 987881
DOE Contract Number: AC02-98CH10886
Other Number(s): Other: BSA3
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Resource Relation: Conference: Brookhaven Science Associates' Distinguished Lecture Series, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York (United States), presented on November 06, 2008
Research Org: BNL (Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS ; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS ; 79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS
Publisher: Brookhaven WBNL Streaming Media
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:17:59
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27