The Cosmic Causal Mass
AbstractIn order to provide a better understanding of rotating universe models, and in particular the Gödel universe, we discuss the relationship between cosmic rotation and perfect inertial dragging. In this connection, the concept of causal mass is defined in a cosmological context, and discussed in relation to the cosmic inertial dragging effect. Then, we calculate the mass inside the particle horizon of the flat ΛCDM-model integrated along the past light cone. The calculation shows that the Schwarzschild radius of this mass is around three times the radius of the particle horizon. This indicates that there is close to perfect inertial dragging in our universe. Hence, the calculation provides an explanation for the observation that the swinging plane of a Foucault pendulum follows the stars. View Full-Text
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Braeck, S.; Grøn, Ø.G.; Farup, I. The Cosmic Causal Mass. Universe 2017, 3, 38.
Braeck S, Grøn ØG, Farup I. The Cosmic Causal Mass. Universe. 2017; 3(2):38.Chicago/Turabian Style
Braeck, Simen; Grøn, Øyvind G.; Farup, Ivar. 2017. "The Cosmic Causal Mass." Universe 3, no. 2: 38.
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