Ockham, Olbers and dark matter

Billingsley, John (2016) Ockham, Olbers and dark matter. ResearchGate, Berlin, Germany.

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Abstract

It is the task of the theoretician to explain observations with a theory that has no unnecessary complexity. This letter explores the possibility that the observed Hubble red-shift effect and the microwave background radiation are consistent with the hypothesis that the universe is infinite, eternal and not expanding.


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Item Type: Other
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Open access.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2017 23:37
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2017 23:37
Uncontrolled Keywords: Olbers, expanding universe, cosmic background radiation, dark matter, red shift
Fields of Research : 02 Physical Sciences > 0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences > 020103 Cosmology and Extragalactic Astronomy
02 Physical Sciences > 0203 Classical Physics > 020302 Electrostatics and Electrodynamics
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Identification Number or DOI: doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.1487.2564
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/30502

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