Re: ASTRO: Finding large cold clouds of atomic hydrogen

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Wed Jul 25 2001 - 21:58:43 MDT

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.

Damien Broderick

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