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John Moffat (physicist)

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A much faster speed of light in the infant universe solved the horizon problem and therefore explained the overall smoothness of the temperatures of the CMB radiation, because light now traveled extremely quickly between all parts of the expanding but not inflating universe.
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Chapter 6, Inflation And Variable Speed Of Light (VSL), p. 100

 
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