The latest astrophysical measurements, combined with theoretical problems, cast doubt on the long-cherished inflationary theory of the early cosmos and suggest we need new ideas. (paywall) More.
We remember when inflation was beyond dispute. It promised naturalists a multiverse. But science is now merely one expression of naturalism, so we can be sure that doubts about inflation will not cause doubts about the multiverse.
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