Boron, bumps and the big bang

Croswell, Ken
November 1991
New Scientist;11/9/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1794, p42
Discusses theories on how matter was spread when the universe began based on information from elements such as boron and beryllium. Standard theory of the big bang which predicts how much of each of the elements were created when the universe began; Discovery that an inhomogeneous early universe might produce light elements such as beryllium and boron; Impact of the Hubble constant on predictions on the origins of the universe. INSETS: 1: Primordial alchemy and the density of the Universe.;2: Brewing heavy elements in a bumpy big bang..


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