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(Submitted February 02, 1997)

I have studied a lot about the inflation theory (for example Allan Guth and others). Could you tell me where I can find the newest info on that subject?

The Answer

For an overview of inflation without equations, a good site is:

http://www.lifesci.sussex.ac.uk/home/John_Gribbin/cosmo.htm

This page is by John Gribbin, who is an excellent science writer in my opinion.

NASA's Microwave Anisotropy Probe (MAP) page may also be helpful. For more in depth information with diagrams and basic formulas, try UCLA Prof. Ned Devine's inflation/cosmology tutorial.

You could also try the book "The Inflationary Universe: The Quest for a New Theory of Cosmic Origins" written by Alan Guth and published by Addison-Wesley.

Best wishes,

Koji Mukai
for Imagine the Universe!

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