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Tuesday, August 3, 2021

TRACKING WITH CLOSEUPS: Bouncing Cosmological Models vs. the Big Bang and Inflation

I have no idea why Prof. Keating saddles these in-depth, technically sound videos with click-bait titles (“New Model DUNKS on the Big Bang!”) or clutters them with “video clip art” having nothing to do with the presentation. If you can get past that, there's a serious discussion of cyclic cosmological alternatives to the standard big bang cosmological model, the problems they solve, the challenges they face, and how observations may allow testing them.

Posted at August 3, 2021 10:49