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Milne's Theory of the Expansion of the Universe

Nature volume 131, pages 533534 (15 April 1933) | Download Citation



PROF. E. A. MILNE has recently put forward in these columns1 and also elsewhere2 a theory designed to account for the phenomenon of the recession of the spiral nebulæ on purely kinematic grounds. The basic idea of this theory is both simple and elegant and can be described as follows.


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    NATURE, 130, 9–10, July 2, and 507–508, Oct. 1, 1932.

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    Z. Astrophysik, 6, 1–96, Jan., 1933. See also , Naturwiss., 21, 54–59, Jan. 27, 1933.

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