Fluctuating inflation field

This is cosmology, not monetary policy.  Guth’s theory of inflation has just received a big boost from the data.  Here is Andrei Linde’s portrayal of how an inflationary field fluctuates.  Here is a slower version with higher resolution.  Here is Linde’s home page, which has many other time wasters.

Addendum: Best sentence I read today: "Galaxies are nothing but quantum mechanics writ large across the sky," by Brian Greene.


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