Inflation, dark energy, and dark matter


  • Ranku Kalita Independent Researcher





Cosmology, Cosmological Constant, Dark Energy, Dark Matter, Inflation.


Inflation leads to Ω = 1 for the big bang universe, and which is indeed observed. However, the presence of two mysterious constituents in the big bang universe – dark energy and dark matter – also produces Ω = 1. This paper utilizes propositions about the nature of dark energy and dark matter to trace their origins to the contents of the inflationary universe. 


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