A great review of Einstein's contributions to cosmology.

Understanding the history of a field is essential to understanding the evolution of ideas therein. I had not realized how rigorous Einstein had been in deriving his cosmological models. It is much rewarding to reflect upon how Einstein abandoned a static model of the cosmos. The review also explains how the emergent universe idea makes use of Einstein's cosmology.

It is mind bending and required reading. Enjoy.

 

Albert Einstein and the origins of modern cosmology

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