It was apparently much flatter in the past:. Inflation!. For definiteness, pick . g. eff. =200 and . k. B. T. = 3. . 10. 15. . GeV. You should memorize this value to about 54 digits or so. How did it happen to be so close to 1?.
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It was apparently much flatter in the past Inflation For definiteness pick g eff 200 and k B T 3 10 15 GeV You should memorize this value to about 54 digits or so How did it happen to be so close to 1 ID: 485295 Download Presentation
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