Varying Constants Entropic-ΛCDM Cosmology
AbstractWe formulate the basic framework of thermodynamical entropic force cosmology which allows variation of the gravitational constant G and the speed of light c. Three different approaches to the formulation of the field equations are presented. Some cosmological solutions for each framework are given and one of them is tested against combined observational data (supernovae, BAO, and CMB). From the fit of the data, it is found that the Hawking temperature numerical coefficient γ is two to four orders of magnitude less than usually assumed on the geometrical ground theoretical value of O(1) and that it is also compatible with zero. In addition, in the entropic scenario, we observationally test that the fit of the data is allowed for the speed of light c growing and the gravitational constant G diminishing during the evolution of the universe. We also obtain a bound on the variation of c to be Δc / c ∝ 10-5 > 0 , which is at least one order of magnitude weaker than the quasar spectra observational bound. View Full-Text
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Da̧browski, M.P.; Gohar, H.; Salzano, V. Varying Constants Entropic-ΛCDM Cosmology. Entropy 2016, 18, 60.
Da̧browski MP, Gohar H, Salzano V. Varying Constants Entropic-ΛCDM Cosmology. Entropy. 2016; 18(2):60.Chicago/Turabian Style
Da̧browski, Mariusz P.; Gohar, Hussain; Salzano, Vincenzo. 2016. "Varying Constants Entropic-ΛCDM Cosmology." Entropy 18, no. 2: 60.
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