General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp 251–261

The Mixmaster Universe in Five Dimensions

  • Paul Halpern

DOI: 10.1023/A:1022341026460

Cite this article as:
Halpern, P. General Relativity and Gravitation (2003) 35: 251. doi:10.1023/A:1022341026460


We consider a five dimensional vacuum cosmology with Bianchi type-IX spatial geometry and an extra non-compact coordinate. Finding a new class of solutions, we examine and rule out the possibility of deterministic chaos. We interpret this result within the context of induced matter theory.

mixmaster chaos induced matter Kaluza-Klein 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Halpern
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, Physics and Computer ScienceUniversity of the Sciences in PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia

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