A Modified Model of the Universe Shows How Acceleration Changes Galaxy Dynamics

Jarl-Thure Eriksson

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    Based on the hypothesis that the combined matter and radiation energy of the universe is balanced by an equivalent amount of negative gravitational energy, a novel formulation of the Friedmann equation is examined. The hypothesis opens new avenues for studying the evolution of the universe. The expansion, initiated by the event of a vacuum fluctuation, is driven by the continuous occurrence of new positron-electron pairs. The current acceleration of expansion, gexp = 1,066·10-11 m/s2, emerges as a result of the study. It is mathematically shown that gexp causes a cosmic Coriolis effect responsible for the rotary velocity deviations in the galaxies. The effect eliminates the need for dark matter. The MOND theory is explained on a purely physical basis.

    Original languageUndefined/Unknown
    Pages (from-to)38–46
    JournalInternational Journal of Physics
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2018
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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