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Cosmology, Particles, and the Unity of Science

Zinkernagel, Henrik (2001) Cosmology, Particles, and the Unity of Science. [Preprint]


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During the last three decades, there has been a growing realization among physicists and cosmologists that the relation between particle physics and cosmology may constitute yet another successful example of the unity of science. However, there are important conceptual problems in the unification of the two disciplines, e.g. in connection with the cosmological constant and the conjecture of inflation. The present article will outline some of these problems, and argue that the victory for the unity of science in the context of cosmology and particle physics is still far from obvious.

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Item Type: Preprint
Zinkernagel, Henrik
Keywords: Cosmology; Particle Physics; Quantum Field Theory; Unity of Science
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Cosmology
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Depositing User: Henrik Zinkernagel
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2001
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:10
Item ID: 274

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