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American theoretical physicist and cosmologist

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Alan Guth currently holds the title of Victor Weisskopf Professor of Physics at MIT. Previously, Guth has held postdoctoral positions at Princeton University, Columbia University, Cornell University, and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC). He earned his B.S. in physics at MIT in 1968, and completed his MS and PhD there by 1971.

Guth is a theoretical particle physicist and cosmologist, best known for developing the idea of cosmic inflation (a theory that revises the Big Band theory to explain the expansion of the universe). Over the years, Guth has continued to develop this idea through numerous papers, and it has become a major theory in current cosmology. A popular work from Guth includes The Inflationary Universe which details Guth’s account the origins of the universe through his theory of cosmic inflation.

For his work, Guth has received awards and honors including the Kavli Prize in Astrophysics, the Fundamental Physics Prize, the Isaac Newton medal, the Dirac Medal, the Gruber Prize in Cosmology, and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

Alan Harvey Guth is an American theoretical physicist and cosmologist. Guth has researched elementary particle theory . He is Victor Weisskopf Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Along with Alexei Starobinsky and Andrei Linde, he won the 2014 Kavli Prize "for pioneering the theory of cosmic inflation."

Source: Wikipedia- Inflationary universe: A possible solution to the horizon and flatness problems
- Fluctuations in the New Inflationary Universe
- Could the universe have recovered from a slow first-order phase transition?
- Inflationary Spacetimes Are Incomplete in Past Directions
- Quantum mechanics of the scalar field in the new inflationary universe
- Dynamics of false-vacuum bubbles
- Phase Transitions and Magnetic Monopole Production in the Very Early Universe
- Is it possible to create a universe in the laboratory by quantum tunneling?
- Eternal inflation and its implications
- Supernatural inflation: inflation from supersymmetry with no (very) small parameters
- Cosmological consequences of a first-order phase transition in the SU5grand unified model
- Inflation and eternal inflation
- An obstacle to creating a universe in the laboratory
- Existence proof of a nonconfining phase in four-dimensional U(1) lattice gauge theory
- Do dark matter axions form a condensate with long-range correlation?
- Inflationary paradigm after Planck 2013
- Dual variables for lattice gauge theories and the phase structure ofZ(N)systems
- Quantum creation of topological defects during inflation
- Cosmological Lower Bound on the Higgs-Boson Mass
- Cosmic Bell Test: Measurement Settings from Milky Way Stars
- Constraining torsion with Gravity Probe B
- Predicting the cosmological constant with the scale-factor cutoff measure
- Constraints on the scalar-field potential in inflationary models
- Pseudoparticle parameters for arbitrary gauge groups
- Boltzmann brains and the scale-factor cutoff measure of the multiverse
- Phase Transitions and Magnetic Monopole Production in the Very Early Universe
- Eternal inflation, bubble collisions, and the persistence of memory
- Nonexistence of spherically symmetric monopoles with multiple magnetic charge
- QCD axion window and low-scale inflation
- Cosmic Bell Test Using Random Measurement Settings from High-Redshift Quasars
- What can the observation of nonzero curvature tell us?
- An obstacle to building a time machine
- The Inflationary Universe
- Canonical formalism for gauge theories with application to monopole
- Relativistic corrections to nonrelativistic effective field theories
- Density fluctuations in extended inflation
- Energy-momentum restrictions on the creation of Gott time machines
- Large-Q2behavior of the pion electromagnetic form factor
- Day-night and energy dependence of MSW solar neutrinos for maximal mixing
- Short-distance behavior of the Bethe-Salpeter wave function in the ladder model
- Relaxed Bell inequalities with arbitrary measurement dependence for each observer
- The Inflationary Universe: The Quest for a New Theory of Cosmic Origins
- A relativistic quark model for mesons based on numerical solutions of the Bethe-Salpeter equation
- Eternal Inflation
- Inflation and shadow matter
- The Inflationary Universe: The Quest for a New Theory of Cosmic Origins.
- The impossibility of a bouncing universe
- Light-cone behavior of the pion Bethe-Salpeter wave function in the ladder model
- Dynamics of thick domain walls in an inhomogeneous inflationary model
- An Obstacle to Building a Time Machine
- Note on the Atiyah-Singer index theorem
- Can a man-made Universe be created by quantum tunneling without an initial singularity?
- The New Inflationary Universe
- One objective for physicists
- Reducing the Monopole Abundance
- DO THE LAWS OF PHYSICS ALLOW US TO CREATE A NEW UNIVERSE?
- THE BIG BANG AND COSMIC INFLATION
- Alan Guth and Paul Stein hardt
- THE BIG BANG AND COSMIC INFLATION
- DO THE LAWS OF PHYSICS ALLOW US TO CREATE A NEW UNIVERSE?
- Der Beginn des Weltalls: Urknall und kosmische Inflation
- Quantum Gravity and String Theory
- Fundamental Arguments for Inflation
- Pseudoparticle parameters for arbitrary gauge groups
- Cosmic Inflation and the Accelerating Universe
- Credit for coauthor

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

#101 World Rank

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