At 02:19 PM 7/25/01 -0400, Mike wrote:
>There is expansion of course, but do the steady
>staters claim the universe has been expanding FOREVER?
Of course. That's the great appeal of the idea. But last I heard (years
ago), Hoyle and Narlikar favored a sort of eternal Steady State with Small
Bangs; local horrendous bigger-than-quasar upheavals from their postulated
scalar C-field, I guess. Let's ask Google:
well, let's not; you'll only get rubbish from Jack Sarfatti. Still, let's
"The mechanism of the switch-over from a ``creation'' to ``noncreation''
mode was left undiscussed for want of a quantum field theory of the C-field."
has some interesting stuff, though 10 years old.
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