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General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 289-298

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Conformal cosmology with no cosmological constant

  • Philip D. MannheimAffiliated withLaboratory for High Energy Astrophysics, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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Abstract

We present a locally conformal invariant cosmology based on the Weyl tensor rather than the Einstein one. The cosmology admits of a de Sitter solution with no cosmological constant.