This post is a list of books and articles about this august subject, that I happen to respect. '*' means some technical material.
Barrow, John, and Tipler, Frank (1986) The Anthropic Cosmological Principle. Oxford Univ. Press. 978-0192821478. *
This stunning read...
An hypothesis on quantum gravity, cosmology, and everything
Robert M. Hartranft, Consulting Engineer, Simsbury, CT 06070, and
Scott W. Hartranft, Test Engineer, Tektronix, Inc., Beaverton, OR 97077
Version date: 15 October 2011
A note to unsuspecting readers --
The model proposed...
that Space-Time is expanding, i.e., more Space is being created over Time. According to Einstein and most following him Space is not empty. It is crackling with virtual particles having temporary masses and temporary energies.
It is also generally accepted that matter/energy can...