Friday, February 23, 2007

Alan Guth & seesaw

Alan Guth has a big-picture preprint

arguing that inflation is good but it can't be the whole story, and putting everything in the context of eternal inflation, landscape, etc.

Michael McGuigan has another paper on the

In the picture where the observed cosmological constant is the smaller among two eigenvalues of a special 2x2 matrix, McGuigan studies the physical consequences of the large eigenvalue of the same matrix. Not Even Woit is omitted from the list of references, so I hope and guess that this unpleasant critic of science won't be too unpleasant this time. ;-)




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