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THEORIES OF THE UNIVERSE

Infinite Universe theory (Steady State theory)

In cosmology, the Infinite Universe theory is a model developed in 1948 by Fred Hoyle along with Thomas Gold, Hermann Bondi and others as an alternative to the Big Bang theory.

According to this model, as the Universe expands, new matter is constantly created between expanding galaxies, so believed the supporters of the Infinite Universe theory (also known as Steady State theory), which was popular in the 1950-60s. Thus, though the Universe has always existed in an unchanged state, the cosmological principle is respected.

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