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Sabine Hossenfelder (on inflation theory)

Sabine Hossenfelder: Did the early universe really inflate rapidly?

Hossenfelder: In the popular science media, inflation is sometimes presented as if it was established fact. It isn’t. Its status is similar to that of particle dark matter. They are both unconfirmed hypotheses. But while most physicists agree that particle dark matter has yet to be empirically confirmed, opinions about inflation are extremely polarized. Read More ›