The case for the relativistic hot Big Bang cosmology

P. J.E. Peebles, D. N. Schramm, E. L. Turner, R. G. Kron

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The relativistic hot Big Bang model for the expanding Universe has yielded a set of interpretations and successful predictions that substantially outnumber the elements used in devising the theory, with no well-established empirical contradictions. It is reasonable to conclude that this standard cosmology has developed into a mature and believable physical model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)769-776
Number of pages8
Issue number6338
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

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    Peebles, P. J. E., Schramm, D. N., Turner, E. L., & Kron, R. G. (1991). The case for the relativistic hot Big Bang cosmology. Nature, 352(6338), 769-776.