Over 4000 free audio and video lectures, seminars and teaching resources from Oxford University.
Skip to Content Skip to Navigation

Can we measure naturalness?

Loading Video...
Duration: 0:07:46 | Added: 04 Apr 2017
In the second part of their discussion, Pedro Ferreira and Jerome Martin consider ways to build the naturalness of an inflationary model into our expectations for observing it.

They debate the feasibility of measuring the degree to which an inflationary model is inspired by considerations from other parts of physics, and describe the applicability of Bayesian methods when we have background knowledge. This discussion was conducted at the University of Oxford on March 15, 2017.

Oxford Unit:
Copy and paste this HTML snippet to embed the audio or video on your site: