General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 289–298

Conformal cosmology with no cosmological constant

  • Philip D. Mannheim
Research Articles

DOI: 10.1007/BF00756278

Cite this article as:
Mannheim, P.D. Gen Relat Gravit (1990) 22: 289. doi:10.1007/BF00756278


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.

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip D. Mannheim
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory for High Energy AstrophysicsNASA/Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbeltUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsUniversity of ConnecticutStorrsUSA