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PERIMETER INSTITUTE RECORDED SEMINAR ARCHIVE

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Infinity, Finiteness and Inflationary Cosmology
Speaker(s): Andreas Albrecht
Abstract: I analyze the various roles of infinity in current thinking about cosmology. Topics include initial conditions, attractor behavior, inflation and the precision and meaning of quantum measurements. I review the de Sitter equilibrium cosmology as an example of a finite cosmology, and present some new predictions that permit observable tests.
Date: 14/07/2011 - 9:00 am
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