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International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 44, Issue 4, pp 485–492 | Cite as

Carmeli’s Accelerating Universe is Spatially Flat Without Dark Matter

  • John Hartnett
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Abstract

Carmeli’s 5D brane cosmology has been applied to the expanding accelerating universe and it has been found that the distance redshift relation will fit the data of the high-z supernova teams without the need for dark matter. Also the vacuum energy contribution to gravity, ΩΛ indicates that the universe is asymptotically expanding towards a spatially flat state, where the total mass/energy density Ω+ΩΛ→1.

Keywords

Carmeli’s cosmology dark matter Hubble constant redshift distance relation critical density 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Western AustraliaPerthAustralia

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