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Within this series Steven Hawking explains the complexities of the Universe and the wonder within it.
Did the universe have a beginning? The Steady-State theory vs. The Big Bang, Albert Einstein, Georges Lemaître, Fred Hoyle, Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson, cosmic background radiation.
A scant 100 years ago, at the dawn of the 20th century, most scientists felt they knew how the universe began. Or, to be more precise, they felt that the universe had never really begun. To them the universe had just always been landscape on which time stretched infinitely into the past and would extend forever into the future. The story of 20th-century cosmology has been the realization that this view is flawed, that the universe really did have a beginning.
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