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What is Jean's creation ?

  1. May 2, 2012 #1
    what is "Jean's creation" ?

    sorry if there's already a thread about this,need some help about this "jean's creation". i have no idea about this guys, i only know is it has something to do with interstellar mediums.when i Google search it i came up with:confused: .so i'm asking for a complete explanation for this . thanks.

    this is my first post, sorry for my English guys its not my main.
     
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  3. May 2, 2012 #2

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    Hi Mabs! Welcome to PF! :smile:

    looks like James Jeans' steady state theory of creation, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Jeans#Background
    Jeans, along with Arthur Eddington, is a founder of British cosmology. In 1928 Jeans was the first to conjecture a steady state cosmology based on a hypothesized continuous creation of matter in the universe.[6] This theory was ruled out when the 1965 discovery of the cosmic microwave background was widely interpreted as the tell-tale signature of the Big Bang.​

    try "Cosmology and Controversy: The Historical Development of Two Theories of the Universe" by Helge Kragh (limited preview available at http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=...JJQmQ0X&sig=eXvFvQMmwTtTXzToTK9jKS8VflU&hl=en) :wink:
     
  4. May 2, 2012 #3
    Re: what is "Jean's creation" ?

    thanks tim thank you very much. you are a genius. you probably helped to earn some marks for us in our next astronomy quiz.:!!) hehe thank you very much.
     
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