Inflationary Cosmology: Progress and Problems
The inflationary scenario has become the paradigm of early universe cosmology. It is the first model within which it has been possible to connect physics of the very early universe with current cosmological observations. I will review the inflationary scenario and discuss its successes and problems. I will also mention attempts to construct alternatives to inflation.
Time: Sep. 23, 2015, 2:30 pm
Venue: A601, NAOC