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The Future Of Quantum Cosmology

  • S.W. Hawking
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Part of the NATO Science Series C: (closed) book series (ASIC, volume 565)

Abstract

In this lecture, I will describe what I see as the framework for quantum cosmology, on the basis of M-theory. I shall adopt the no boundary proposal and shall argue that the anthropic principle is essential if one is to pick out a solution to represent our universe from the whole zoo of solutions allowed by M-theory.

Keywords

Cosmological Constant Vacuum Energy South Pole Quantum Cosmology Eleven Dimensional Supergravity 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • S.W. Hawking
    • 1
  1. 1.DAMTP, Centre for Mathematical SciencesUniversity of CambridgeCambridge

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