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The BKL Conjectures for Spatially Homogeneous Spacetimes

05/2010;
Source: arXiv

ABSTRACT We rigorously construct and control a generic class of spatially homogeneous (Bianchi VIII and Bianchi IX) vacuum spacetimes that exhibit the oscillatory BKL phenomenology. We investigate the causal structure of these spacetimes and show that there is a "particle horizon". Comment: 49 pages; Section 7 (Causal structure and particle horizons) added, small changes in other sections to support Section 7

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