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SIAM Chapter Seminar

Richard Holman
Physics
Title: The Triumph of Inflationary Cosmology

Abstract: I will give an introduction to inflationary cosmology, discussing the mathematics involved, the physical ideas behind it and the data that argues for its correctness. It will span the 13.7 billion years of the Universe?s life and show how most of the details of how the Universe would turn out were encoded in the physics of the first $10^{-35}$ seconds or so.

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Wean Hall 8220
Submitted by:  Gautam Iyer
Note: This talk will be 90 minutes long, with Pizza served in between.