Alan Guth is one of the outstanding physicists of our times, and it feels great to read this book written about his own discovery.
Instead, he uses basic numerical analysis and the help of a number of graphs and illustrations to develop these complex ideas into a very readable explanation.
The book does a great job of explaining that the theory of inflation is actually a group of theories, many of which are variations of Guth's original theory.
really great. to me, this book shows that if you snoop around enough and are creative, there's no telling what you'll find. who knows if "inflation" is really it? Read morePublished 5 months ago by Malcoln_Rodgers
The Inflationary Universe is a good companion to The First Three Minutes - pushing forward the current state of the art thinking on the earliest moments of the universe(s). Read morePublished 5 months ago by GET
great book, covers most of topics related to cosmology with analytic answers which is understandable to public audiencePublished 5 months ago by Mehdi Alijan
Enjoyable read both because of Guth's clear explanation of very complicated science and his very personal story of how he came to the discovery.Published 5 months ago by Joseph C Giles
Alan Guth conveys in a deeply personal yet professional manner the development of what may turn out to be the most important theory of the evolution of the universe. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Donald Murphy
This book is very well written, escpecially for a book by a scientist. Unlike some other popular physics books, this one makes me feel like I actually understand the gist of (most... Read morePublished 7 months ago by seriouslarry
This author has a real talent for taking an extremely difficult topic and making eminently simple without losing the impact! Read morePublished 8 months ago by David Webb