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Stories by Paul J. Steinhardt5 articles archived since 1845

The Inflation Debate

The Inflation Debate

Is the theory at the heart of modern cosmology deeply flawed?

April 6, 2011 — Paul J. Steinhardt

The Quintessential Universe

The universe has recently been commandeered by an invisible energy field, which is causing its expansion to accelerate outward Is it all over but the shouting?

October 1, 2002 — Jeremiah P. Ostriker and Paul J. Steinhardt

The Quintessential Universe

The universe has recently been commandeered by an invisible energy field, which is causing its expansion to accelerate outward

January 1, 2001 — Jeremiah P. Ostriker and Paul J. Steinhardt

The Inflationary Universe

A new theory of cosmology suggests that the observable universe is embedded in a much larger region of space that had an extraordinary growth spurt a fraction of a second after the primordial big bang

May 1, 1984 — Alan H. Guth and Paul J. Steinhardt