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Is the Universe a Vacuum Fluctuation?

Nature volume 246, pages 396397 (14 December 1973) | Download Citation

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The author proposes a big bang model in which our Universe is a fluctuation of the vacuum, in the sense of quantum field theory. The model predicts a Universe which is homogeneous, isotropic and closed, and consists equally of matter and anti-matter. All these predictions are supported by, or consistent with, present observations.

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  1. Department of Physics and Astronomy, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, New York 10021

    • EDWARD P. TRYON

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