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Alan Guth

Big Bang or Big Bounce?

Apr. 5, 2011—There is a new dark-horse entry in the cosmological sweepstakes. In the last 50 years, the Big Bang theory has gradually become the standard scientific model for how the universe began and has been written into the grade school science textbooks. That is because it has done an amazing job of explaining many of the...

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“Multiverse” subject of public lecture at Vanderbilt

Mar. 17, 2011—Well-known MIT cosmologist Alan Guth gives an invited lecture on the possibility that our universe is a multiverse that consists of a series of pocket universes each with different physical properties.

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