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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Inflationary Cosmology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology via World Science U


Breakthrough Prize and Kavli Prize Laureate, Alan Guth is renowned for his discovery of inflationary cosmology, which for decades has been the dominant paradigm for the origin of the universe.



  1. The Theory of Inflation
  2. Negative Energy Density
  3. The Evidence of Inflation
  4. The Flatness Problem
  5. Quantum Fluctuations
  6. Gravitational Waves

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Alan Guth


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  • Mohd Raies Lone
    Inflation shaped our universe by the expansion of the negative gravity material. How it happened and how we know it? Everything is covered in this course. Extremely enjoyed the way Professor Alan explained it.
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    my course is inflationary cosmology i am really interested about knowing the universe about history inflationary universe ,astrophysics , and theoriticalphysics
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