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Cosmology and controversy : the historical development of two theories of the universe

Helge Kragh (Author)
Between 1920 and 1970, cosmology became a branch of physics. This text examines how the big bang theory drew inspiration from, and eventually triumphed over, rival views, mainly the steady-state theory and its concept of a stationary universe
eBook, English, 1999
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1999