• Mini-bangs in cosmology and astrophysics

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      Cosmology; matter creation; high energy astrophysics; gravitational radiation

    • Abstract


      The ideas originally proposed to discuss continuous creation of matter are reconsidered in the context of the big bang cosmological models. It is shown that singularity-free big bang models are possible under the modified field equations of general relativity. However, the case is made out that matter creation takes place in several mini-bangs at different epochs rather than in one big bang. The implications of this idea for high energy astrophysics and for gravitational radiation are discussed.

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      J V Narlikar1

      1. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay - 400005
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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