Reflections in Cosmology 19: Cosmogony and the Early Universe

A brief and simplistic account of the history of the Universe...

Cosmogony is the study of the evolution of the universe during its infancy. It’s really amazing how we can ‘know’ so much about the early universe. Cosmologists are slowly piecing together a wonderful sketch of its13.7 billion year history, at timescales of microseconds, picoseconds and less! How confident are we of this scientific picture of cosmic history? How much of it will be confirmed by future experiments and observations? How much of it will be discredited and discarded, to be replaced by better theories? Only time will tell…

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