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6 Flaws in Our Understanding of the Universe
A nasa image of a nebula.

A paradigm shift occurs when unexplained phenomena overwhelm a scientific model. Though incredibly successful, the standard model of cosmology may be facing a crisis because it cannot provide a solution for at least six major problems: (1) the impact of inflation on cosmic scales; (2) quantum fluctuations; (3) the electroweak horizon; (4) Big Bang nucleosynthesis; (5) the Hubble constant anomaly; and (6) the premature formation of galaxies. In this collection of essays, we explore some of them in depth.

Cosmology is unlike other sciences.

Cosmology is unlike other sciences. When our view of the Universe changes, so does our understanding of philosophy and science itself.

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Adam Frank