A primer on the ekpyrotic scenario

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Sammanfattning

This is an introduction to the ekpyrotic scenario, with an emphasis on the two contexts of brane cosmology and primordial universe scenarios. A self-contained introduction to brane cosmology and a qualitative overview and comparison of the inflationary, pre-big bang and ekpyrotic scenarios are given as background. The ekpyrotic scenario is then presented in more detail, stressing various problems.
Originalspråkengelska
UtgivningsortarXiv
Antal sidor69
StatusPublicerad - 12 sep 2002
MoE-publikationstypD4 Publicerad utvecklings- eller forskningsrapport eller studie

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  • 115 Rymdvetenskap och astronomi

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