Mini-bangs in cosmology and astrophysics

Narlikar, J. V. (1974) Mini-bangs in cosmology and astrophysics Pramana - Journal of Physics, 2 (3). pp. 158-170. ISSN 0304-4289

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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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Keywords:Cosmology; Matter Creation; High Energy Astrophysics; Gravitational Radiation
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