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Anaximander's Avatar Jump to comment 19 by Anaximander

I failed to consider the inflationary epoch. It is too easy to assume linear expansion from a point source....

After inflation, the expansion was slowing down some 7 billion years (because of gravitation) and then accelerating (because of the dark energy.)

Thu, 26 May 2011 06:52:48 UTC | #631003