Andrei Linde

Professor of Physics
Stanford University

What He Studies

Inflationary cosmology, the theory of dark energy, investigating the global structure and fate of the universe, cosmological constraints on the properties of elementary particles, and quantum cosmology.

in the news

Speck of Interstellar Dust Obscures Glimpse of Big Bang

A new analysis, undertaken jointly by the Bicep group and the Planck group, has confirmed that the Bicep signal was mostly, if not all, stardust, and that there is no convincing evidence of the gravitational waves. No evidence of inflation.
— The New York Times


Stanford Physicist Andrei Linde Awarded Kavli Prize for Astrophysics

Andrei Linde, Alan Guth, and Alexei Starobinsky have been recognized for developing the theory of cosmic inflation, which explains the origin and structure of the universe.
— Astronomy Magazine



Department of Physics
Varian Blg. 386
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305

Phone: 650-723-2687 and 650-494-6106