International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 33, Issue 6, pp 1383–1386 | Cite as

Large numbers hypothesis and Whitrow-Randall-Sciama relation in Brans-Dicke theory

  • Aroonkumar Beesham


It has recently been suggested in Brans-Dicke theory that the so-called Whitrow-Randall-Sciama relation plus the assumption of a constant deceleration parameter implies the large numbers hypothesis. It is shown that this claim is not always true.


Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Deceleration Parameter Constant Deceleration Parameter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aroonkumar Beesham
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  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsUniversity of ZululandKwa-DlangezwaSouth Africa
  2. 2.Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and AstrophysicsPuneIndia

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