Alan Guth

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    Big Bang or Big Bounce?

    There is a new dark-horse entry in the cosmological sweepstakes. Cosmologists Alan Guth, left, and Paul Steinhardt 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… Read More

    Apr. 5, 2011

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    “Multiverse” subject of public lecture at Vanderbilt

    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. Read More

    Mar. 17, 2011