Cosmologists Reveal Evidence of Inflationary Universe Scientists don't know just how our universe was formed at that first instant, but they have some theories about what happened in that tiny fraction of a second later. These ideas go beyond the big-bang theory. Inflation suggests that in its first few moments, the universe underwent a massive growth spurt, inflating space from a tiny speck to a universe in under a trillionth of a second.
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Cosmologists Reveal Evidence of Inflationary Universe

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Cosmologists Reveal Evidence of Inflationary Universe

Cosmologists Reveal Evidence of Inflationary Universe

Cosmologists Reveal Evidence of Inflationary Universe

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Scientists don't know just how our universe was formed at that first instant, but they have some theories about what happened in that tiny fraction of a second later. These ideas go beyond the big-bang theory. Inflation suggests that in its first few moments, the universe underwent a massive growth spurt, inflating space from a tiny speck to a universe in under a trillionth of a second.

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Charles Bennett, professor of physics and astronomy; principal investigator, W-MAP Project, Johns Hopkins University