PIRSA:22010084

The Theory, Practice, and Sociology of Physical Cosmology

APA

Peebles, J. (2022). The Theory, Practice, and Sociology of Physical Cosmology . Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/22010084

MLA

Peebles, James. The Theory, Practice, and Sociology of Physical Cosmology . Perimeter Institute, Jan. 19, 2022, https://pirsa.org/22010084

BibTex

          @misc{ pirsa_22010084,
            doi = {},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/22010084},
            author = {Peebles, James},
            keywords = {Cosmology},
            language = {en},
            title = {The Theory, Practice, and Sociology of Physical Cosmology },
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2022},
            month = {jan},
            note = {PIRSA:22010084 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}
          }
          

Abstract

Sociologists have interesting things to say about the practice of natural science. I will discuss the sociological phenomenon of multiples in scientific discoveries, with examples drawn from how the ΛCDM cosmology grew, and examples of possible multiple discoveries to come from issues arising in our present well-tested but certainly incomplete cosmology.