I will discuss the development of inflationary theory and its present status, including recent progress in describing de Sitter space and inflationary universe in string theory.
Journal of Physics Conference Series
- Pub Date:
- January 2005
- High Energy Physics - Theory;
- General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology;
- High Energy Physics - Phenomenology
- 40 pages, 9 figures, an extended version of my talks at the SLAC Summer School "Nature's Greatest Puzzles," at the conference Cosmo04 in Toronto, at the VI Mexican School on Gravitation, and at the XXII Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics in 2004