The Resource Generalized Perturbations in Modified Gravity and Dark Energy, by Jonathan Pearson, (electronic resource)

Generalized Perturbations in Modified Gravity and Dark Energy, by Jonathan Pearson, (electronic resource)

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Generalized Perturbations in Modified Gravity and Dark Energy
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Generalized Perturbations in Modified Gravity and Dark Energy
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by Jonathan Pearson
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  • eng
  • eng
Summary
When predictions of Einstein's theory of General Relativity are compared against observations of our Universe, a huge inconsistency is found. The most popular fix for this inconsistency is to "invent" around 94% of the content of the universe: dark matter and dark energy. The dark energy is some exotic substance responsible for the apparent observed acceleration of the Universe. Another fix is to modify the theory of gravity: it is entirely plausible that Einstein's theory of General Relativity breaks down on cosmological scales, just as Newton's theory of gravity breaks down in the extreme gravitational field of the Sun. There are many alternative theories of gravity, each with the aim of describing observations of our Universe where General Relativity fails. Whether it is dark energy or some modified theory of gravity, it is clear that there is some "dark sector" in the Universe. In this thesis the author constructs a unifying framework for understanding the observational impact of general classes of dark sector theories, by formulating equations of state for the dark sector perturbations
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Pearson, Jonathan
Dewey number
  • 530
  • 530.11
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Language note
English
LC call number
  • QC178
  • QC173.5-173.65
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Springer theses
  • Springer Theses, Recognizing Outstanding Ph.D. Research,
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  • Gravitation
  • Cosmology
  • Mathematical physics
  • Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory
  • Cosmology
  • Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences
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Generalized Perturbations in Modified Gravity and Dark Energy, by Jonathan Pearson, (electronic resource)
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Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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  • cr
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text
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  • txt
Contents
Gravitational theories and cosmology -- The effective action formalism for cosmological perturbations -- Metric only and first order scalar field theory -- High derivative theories -- Explicit theories -- Connections to massive gravity -- Generalized fluid description -- Observational signatures of generalized cosmological perturbations -- Discussion and final remarks
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unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2014.
Extent
1 online resource (213 p.)
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online
Isbn
9783319012100
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computer
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  • c
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10.1007/978-3-319-01210-0
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remote
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  • (CKB)2670000000429066
  • (EBL)1466608
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  • (PQKBManifestationID)11527644
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001010785
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  • (PQKB)10745164
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1466608
  • (DE-He213)978-3-319-01210-0
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000429066
Label
Generalized Perturbations in Modified Gravity and Dark Energy, by Jonathan Pearson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Gravitational theories and cosmology -- The effective action formalism for cosmological perturbations -- Metric only and first order scalar field theory -- High derivative theories -- Explicit theories -- Connections to massive gravity -- Generalized fluid description -- Observational signatures of generalized cosmological perturbations -- Discussion and final remarks
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2014.
Extent
1 online resource (213 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319012100
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-01210-0
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000429066
  • (EBL)1466608
  • (SSID)ssj0001010785
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11527644
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001010785
  • (PQKBWorkID)11000772
  • (PQKB)10745164
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1466608
  • (DE-He213)978-3-319-01210-0
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000429066

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