Methods and Applications of Analysis

Volume 12 (2005)

Number 4

How Inflationary Spacetimes Might Evolve into Spacetimes of Finite Total Mass

Pages: 451 – 464

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/MAA.2005.v12.n4.a6

Authors

Joel Smoller

Blake Temple

Abstract

We consider how the finite mass shock wave cosmology introduced by the authors in Shock-wave cosmology inside a black hole could connect up with Guth's original theory of inflation.

Keywords

Shock wave; inflation; cosmology; white/black hole

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification

53Z05, 76L05, 83C15, 83C57, 83F05

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