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FQXi Administrator Zeeya Merali wrote on Mar. 8, 2009 @ 18:11 GMT
The first session on Saturday was given over to MIT’s Alan Guth and Stanford’s Andrei Linde, two inflationary behemoths. They both spoke about the development of inflation--the notion that the early universe went through a spurt of exponential expansion--and how that notion later morphed into “eternal inflation,” bringing with it the idea that our universe may be only one of many "pocket"...

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