Edward Tryon

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Edward P. Tryon is an American scientist from Terre Haute, Indiana and a professor of physics at Hunter College in Manhattan. Tryon's specialization is in theoretical quark models, theoretical general relativity, and cosmology. In 1973, he proposed that the universe is a large-scale vacuum energy fluctuation, also called the zero-energy universe hypothesis. He has been quoted as saying, "the universe is simply one of those things that happens from time to time."[1]

Works[edit]

  • Tryon, Edward P. "Is the Universe a Vacuum Fluctuation?", in Nature, 246(1973), pp. 396–397.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holt, Jim (1994). "Nothing Ventured" DBanach.com (accessed August 21, 2006)