publication . Preprint . Article . 2014

Simulating the universe(s) II: phenomenology of cosmic bubble collisions in full General Relativity

Carroll L. Wainwright; Matthew C. Johnson; Anthony Aguirre; Hiranya V. Peiris;
Open Access English
  • Published: 13 Oct 2014
Comment: 35 pages, 17 figures
Persistent Identifiers
arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
free text keywords: High Energy Physics - Theory, Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics, General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Cosmological perturbation theory, General relativity, Inflation (cosmology), Theoretical physics, Scalar field, Physics, De Sitter space, De Sitter universe, Universe, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Eternal inflation
Funded by
Understanding the Origin of Cosmic Structure
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 306478
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP2 | ERC
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