The Big Bang's Radical Brother

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Science  15 Dec 2000:
Vol. 290, Issue 5499, pp. 2079-2080
DOI: 10.1126/science.290.5499.2079a

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A Different Approach to Cosmology From a Static Universe Through the Big Bang Towards Reality. Fred Hoyle, Geoffrey Burbidge, and Jayant V. Narlikar. Cambridge University Press, New York, 2000. 369 pp. $59.95, £35. ISBN 0-521-66223-0.

Rejecting the Big Bang models favored by most cosmologists, the authors present a polemical summary of the steady state alternative they have developed and defended over the last several decades.