Gravitation and Cosmology: From the Hubble Radius to the by J. G. Vargas, D. G. Torr (auth.), Richard L. Amoroso,

By J. G. Vargas, D. G. Torr (auth.), Richard L. Amoroso, Geoffrey Hunter, Menas Kafatos, Jean-Pierre Vigier (eds.)

Jean-Pierre Vigier always classified certainly one of les heretiques de l. a. technology, l’eternel resistant et le patriarche is but a pillar of contemporary physics and arithmetic, with one leg firmly planted in conception and the opposite in empiricism spanning a occupation of approximately 60 years with a ebook vitae fast coming near near four hundred! He wrote of his mentor Louis de Broglie “Great physicists struggle nice battles”, which might be applies much more so as to 1 Jean-Pierre Vigier himself . If fortune permits a trip to Paris, suggested to be the town of affection, and positively essentially the most appealing and fascinating towns on the planet; one has been handled to a visible and cultural banquet. for instance a leisurely walk from the Musee du Louvre alongside the Champs-Elysees to the Arc de Triomphe could instill even the least artistic soul with the entelechies of a poets muse. it truly is probably open to theoretical interpretation, but when causal stipulations have allowed one to be a physicist, traveling Paris, one can have taken chance to go to the section of the outdated Latin zone in position Jussieu the place Pierre et Marie Curie Universite, pronounced to be ‘the most sensible college in France’, is stationed.

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If we denote the time dependence of the linear scale factor of the universe S(t), general relativity tells us that the scale factor has always been increasing in the past and, as we look back in time, we see the universe become more and more compressed at earlier and earlier times. Ultimately to what? In attempts to answer this question, it is accepted that particle energies increase up to values in the TeV range, and then, by speculation, all the way to the Big Bang. Up to symmetry arguments are invoked and the theory departs increasingly from known physics, until ultimately the energy source of the universe is put in as an initial condition, as are other physical conditions like the fluctuations of matter density that became enhanced later to form galaxies in an otherwise homogeneous universe.

Thus one has to rely on a string of consistency arguments only in lieu of direct proof for very profound statements about the early universe. These and other unsatisfactory features led Fred Hoyle, Geoffrey Burbidge and myself to take a fresh look at cosmology and try a new approach. MATTER CREATION AND ANOMALOUS REDSHIFTS 15 3. Quasi Steady-State Cosmology Since 1993, we have been developing an alternative cosmology, beginning from an action principle by which we seek to explain how matter and radiation appeared in the universe (Hoyle, et al 1993).

These observations lie just beyond the present frontiers of astronomical observations. So we hope that the cosmological debate will spur observers to scale greater heights and push their observing technology past the present frontiers, as happened fifty years ago with the debate about the original steady state cosmology. 11. Anomalous Resdshifts I will end with a very fundamental question: Is Hubble's law obeyed by all extragalactic objects? , that it is due to the expansion of the universe. Indeed, we may call this assumption the Cosmological Hypothesis (CH).

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